Friday, February 23 2024

Welcome to a delicious journey of flavors and textures with this exquisite vanilla cannoli cream pie.

This indulgent dessert is a fusion of the classic vanilla cake and the beloved Italian cannoli, resulting in a symphony of creamy, sweet and delicate flavors.


Perfect for special occasions or simply to indulge, this cake is sure to impress and satisfy even the most discerning palates.

 

 

SERVINGS:12

Ingredients:
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups granulated sugar
  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup ricotta cheese
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup chopped pistachios
  • Confectioners’ sugar for dusting
Instructions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour two 9-inch round cake pans.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and granulated sugar until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk, and mix until just combined.
  6. Divide the batter evenly between the prepared cake pans and smooth the tops with a spatula.
  7. Bake for 25-30 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  8. Allow the cakes to cool in the pans for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.
Cannoli Filling:
  1. In a medium bowl, combine the ricotta cheese, powdered sugar, and cinnamon until smooth.
  2. Gently fold in the mini chocolate chips and chopped pistachios.
Assembly:
  1. Once the cakes have cooled, place one layer on a serving plate.
  2. Spread the cannoli filling evenly over the top of the first layer.
  3. Carefully place the second cake layer on top of the filling.
  4. Dust the cake with confectioners’ sugar before serving.
Enjoy this Vanilla Cannoli Cream Cake with your loved ones and savor the delightful combination of flavors and textures. Buon appetito!

 

 

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