Serves: 15 people
Cooking Time: 5 minutes


For the Dough:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon margarine
  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons marsala
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon water
For the Filling:
  • 1 ½ cup ricotta cheese
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest
  • Chopped pistachios for rolling
  • 2 oz. melted dark chocolate for coating the cannoli


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  1. In a large mixing bowl add the flour, sugar, cinnamon, margarine, egg, wine, vinegar and water.
  2. Mix them until combined and soft dough forms.
  3. Let it sit in the freezer for 20 minutes and then roll it out on a lightly floured working surface very thinly.
  4. With a round cookie cutter cut circles and arrange them to cannoli molds sealing them with egg white.
  5. Let them fry for about 2-3 minutes on each side and remove them from shells immediately.
  6. Dip them little in dark chocolate and coat them with chopped pistachios on both ends.
  7. In a large mixing bowl mix the ricotta cheese, powdered sugar, lemon zest, and rum extract.
  8. Fill the cannoli with the ricotta filling and serve them immediately.