1 cup ricotta cheese
2 tablespoons sugar, divided
1 cup heavy whipping cream
6 large cannoli shells
For the filling, combine 1 cup ricotta cheese and 1 Tbsp. sugar. Beat 1 cup heavy whipping cream and 1 Tbsp. sugar until stiff peaks form. Fold into ricotta mixture. Just before serving, pipe filling into 6 large cannoli shells. Sprinkle with confectioners’ sugar.
Yield: 6 cannoli.
Tropical Variation: Dip cannoli ends into toasted coconut, chopped macadamia nuts and grated lime peel.
Sweet & Savory With a Kick: Dip cannoli ends into chopped candied ginger, toffee bits and cooked crumbled bacon.
Apple Pecan: Dip cannoli ends into finely chopped dried apples, chopped toasted pecans and miniature semisweet chocolate chips.
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Originally published as Cannoli Three Ways in TasteofHome.com