Diva Tasting: Cannoli…

If you are Italian you know Cannoli. If you are not Italian get to know it. What a taste treat for desserts. Namaste, The Queen Cronista…



1 Cup Confectioners’ Sugar

¾ Cup Chopped Pecans

4 Ounces Mascarpone Cheese

½ Cup Ricotta Cheese

4 Ounces Cream Cheese Softened

¼ Cup Instant French Vanilla Pudding Mix

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract or Flavoring of Choice

1 Teaspoon Cinnamon

½ Cup Heavy Whipping Cream

12 Large Cannoli Shells

1 Tablespoon Sprinkles, (Optional)

1 Teaspoon Confectioners’ Sugar For Dusting


Step 1 Stir 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, mascarpone cheese, ricotta cheese, Cream cheese, pudding mix, and cinnamon spice together in a bowl until smooth.

Step 2 Beat cream in a chilled bowl with an electric mixer until stiff peaks form; fold into creamed mixture. Spoon mixture into a resealable plastic bag and snip a 3/4-inch hole in 1 corner. Pipe pumpkin mixture into each cannoli shell. Garnish the ends with sprinkles and confectioners’ sugar.

Note: You can add more vanilla pudding mix until you reach the desired consistency.


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