Sicilian cream horns

Preparation info
  • Serves


    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Cooking of the Mediterranean

By Jane Grigson

Published 1991

  • About

Cannoli tubes are about 15 cm (6 inches) long and 2 cm (¾ inch) in diameter: mine are lengths of aluminium tubing, but some kitchen shops do sell them. And you could also use cream horn moulds, to make a cornet shape.


For the pastry

  • 175 g (6 oz) plain flour, sifted, plus extra for flouring
  • a pinch o


To make the pastry, mix the sifted flour with the salt and caster sugar. Rub in the butter until the mixture resembles fine crumbs. Mix the egg with a 15 ml spoon (1 tablespoon) of wine. Mix into the do