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How to make cannoli

First time making cannoli and pretty happy with them!

12
STEPS
INGREDIENTS

Get your ingredients together

Get your ingredients together

Scale and sift your flour

Scale and sift your flour

Add sugar

Add sugar

Add cinnamon

Add cinnamon

Add cocoa, make sure you sift it. I forgot and had to sift it all again!

Add cocoa, make sure you sift it. I forgot and had to sift it all again!

Like this

Like this

Get your whole eggs

Get your whole eggs

Melt butter

Melt butter

Measure vin santo

Measure vin santo

Italian dessert wine

Italian dessert wine

Add to eggs

Add to eggs

Add butter

Add butter

Mix

Mix

Make a well in your flour mix

Make a well in your flour mix

Add egg mix

Add egg mix

And stir

And stir

Stir

Stir

Stir

Stir

Till you get a ball that looks like this

Till you get a ball that looks like this

Knead for a bit until it looks like this

Knead for a bit until it looks like this

Then wrap and rest

Then wrap and rest

Crack a egg white in a bowl/mould thing

Crack a egg white in a bowl/mould thing

Set up your pasta machine

Set up your pasta machine

Start heating oil up to 180c

Start heating oil up to 180c

Cut dough into 4

Cut dough into 4

And start rolling down to the 2nd last setting (no.2)

And start rolling down to the 2nd last setting (no.2)

Like this

Like this

Get your cannelloni tubes. Don't buy these ones! Buy the all round ones or buy metal cannoli tubes. I had a bit of a nightmare getting the cannoli off this shape and lost a few:(

Get your cannelloni tubes. Don't buy these ones! Buy the all round ones or buy metal cannoli tubes. I had a bit of a nightmare getting the cannoli off this shape and lost a few:(

Measure to get a square

Measure to get a square

Like this. When I make them again I will do it across the diagonal so the points don't stick out. The ends puff up when cooking making them hard to get off the pasta

Like this. When I make them again I will do it across the diagonal so the points don't stick out. The ends puff up when cooking making them hard to get off the pasta

Roll like this

Roll like this

Dab with egg white, don't get any on the dried pasta or you will never get it off as it will cook to it!

Dab with egg white, don't get any on the dried pasta or you will never get it off as it will cook to it!

Make more like this

Make more like this

Ta da!

Ta da!

Get kitchen paper ready

Get kitchen paper ready

Start frying when your oil is hot enough, turn every now and then to cook all over will only take 3-4 minutes

Start frying when your oil is hot enough, turn every now and then to cook all over will only take 3-4 minutes

Wow, now do the rest

Wow, now do the rest

Like this and cool while you make the filling

Like this and cool while you make the filling

Get ricotta

Get ricotta

Measure more vin santo

Measure more vin santo

Sift icing sugar

Sift icing sugar

Start whisking

Start whisking

Like this

Like this

Get a piping bag ready with a star nozzle

Get a piping bag ready with a star nozzle

Get your candied/confit orange

Get your candied/confit orange

Dice it quite fine

Dice it quite fine

Add to mix

Add to mix

Fold in

Fold in

Next get your almonds and pulse

Next get your almonds and pulse

Then add don't go too fine leave a bit of texture

Then add don't go too fine leave a bit of texture

Fill your piping bag

Fill your piping bag

Fill cannoli

Fill cannoli

Slice a little bit of confit orange

Slice a little bit of confit orange

Decorate cannoli

Decorate cannoli

Dust with icing sugar

Dust with icing sugar

Eat with a glass of Vin Santo to sip! Enjoy

  • 150.0g Plain flour
  • 30.0g Caster sugar
  • 1/2tsp Cocoa powder
  • 1/2tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 20.0g Butter, melted
  • 1.0 Egg
  • 1.0 Shot of vin santo
  • Cannelloni tubes
  • 1.0 Egg white
  • Veg oil
  • Icing sugar
  • 700.0g Firm ricotta
  • 50.0ml Vin santo
  • 40.0g Icing sugar
  • 20.0g Slivered almonds
  • 15.0g Confit orange