Easy Cannoli Recipe


  • 12 store bought cannoli shells
  • 30 ounces whole milk ricotta cheese 2 containers
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest or 1 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 6 tablespoons heavy cream
  • mini chocolate chips chopped pistachios, etc.. as garnish
  • powdered sugar


  1. Place ricotta cheese into the center of a large piece of cheesecloth and squeeze out any excess liquid. You want the ricotta cheese as dry as possible. Place into the bottom of a high powered blender.
  2. Add in powdered sugar, lemon zest, vanilla, and heavy cream and blend, stopping to stir frequently, until completely smooth OR until the desired consistency is reached.
  3. Spoon filling into a disposable piping bag, cut the corner off and fill each cannoli.
  4. Sprinkle mini chocolate chips onto filling at each end of cannoli and then sprinkle with powdered sugar.
  5. Store refrigerated in an airtight container for up to two days.

This article and recipe adapted from this site

Easy Cannoli Recipe
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