Cannoli at Home With Zaza Espresso Bar

Social distancing can get a little stale, so twist things up with this fun spin on the traditional cannoli!

Strawberry Cannoli Filling
Recipe by Zaza Espresso Bar

100g — finely chopped strawberries
1/2 cup — icing sugar
300g — fresh full-cream ricotta
100g — marscapone cheese
1/4 cup — toasted, roughly chopped, flaked almonds
1tsp — strawberry flavouring
12 — cannoli shells (or pizzelle would be a tasty alternative)

  • Place the strawberries in a bowl with 2 tablespoons of icing sugar and stir until well combined
  • Place the strawberries in a sieve set over a bowl and leave to drain for 20 minutes
  • Combine the ricotta, mascarpone and 1/3 cup icing sugar in a bowl and stir until smooth
  • Fold in the almonds and strawberries until mixture is well combined
  • In batches, spoon the ricotta mixture into a piping bag with a 1cm-diameter fluted nozzle, then use to fill the cannoli shells
  • Dust with extra icing sugar to serve
  • Buon appetito!


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