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    Ricotta cannoli

    Recipes by Kate Bongiovanni

    A traditional Sicilian sweet that everybody loves.

    • 900g ricotta
    • 1/2 cup icing sugar
    • 2 tbsp Marsala
    • 1/4 cup chopped dried figs or fig jam
    • Chocolate bits
    • Pistachio nuts (optional)
    • 24 cannoli shells

    1. Soak dried figs or fig jam in Marsala.
    2. Whip ricotta in electric mixer until smooth and light.
    3. Add sugar and beat a little more.
    4. Fold in fig and Marsala mixture and chocolate bits.
    5. Using a piping bag, fill shells and coat ends of cannoli with pistachio nuts.
    6. Dust with icing sugar and serve.