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Sicilian Cannoli Filling Recipe

The Best Authentic Sicilian Cannoli Filling Recipe

  • Author: Gianna Ferrini


  • 4 cups fresh ricotta cheese
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 24 cups dark chocolate chips (optional)


  • Put the ricotta cheese and vanilla extract in a large bowl.
  • Using a hand or stand mixer, begin to slowly combine the ricotta and vanilla extract, while gently folding in the powdered sugar until all is added.
  • Once the sugar is fully added, turn up the speed on the mixer and beat until you reach your desired consistency, about 1-2 minutes.
  • Load the mix in a piping bag, and begin to fill your cannoli shells.
  • Top with chocolate chips, and dust with powdered sugar. Enjoy!