Cannoli alla Siciliana

Sicilian Cannoli

Preparation info
  • Makes

    12 to 15

    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Nick Malgieri

Published 1990

  • About


    Cannoli Shells

  • cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1


One of the most popular of all Italian pastries in the United States, cannoli are now seen on the mainland of Italy, as well as in their native Sicily. Originally, the wealthy families of Palermo sent cannoli as gifts to friends at carnival time, always at least a dozen, and always in units of twelve. Nowadays there are many variations on this pastry, some replacing the traditional ricotta fill