Recipes and Cooking Homemade Chocolate Cannoli 4.7 (3) Add your rating & review Look for cannoli cones at specialty shops and some supermarkets. To keep the cones crisp, chill the finished dessert no more than one hour. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on February 1, 2012 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 1 hrs 30 mins Cook Time: 1 mins Chill Time: 1 hrs 30 mins Total Time: 3 hrs 1 mins Servings: 10 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 15 ounce carton ricotta cheese ¼ cup granulated sugar 4 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon vanilla ½ teaspoon finely shredded orange peel ¼ cup finely chopped dark or bittersweet chocolate 10 - 12 Homemade Chocolate Cannoli or packaged cannoli shells Powdered sugar Unsweetened cocoa powder (optional) Directions For filling: In a medium bowl, stir together ricotta cheese, granulated sugar, cocoa powder, vanilla, and orange peel until almost smooth. Fold in chopped chocolate. Cover and chill for 30 minutes. Meanwhile, prepare Homemade Chocolate Cannoli. Spoon filling into a decorating bag fitted with a large open star or round tip. Pipe filling into Homemade Chocolate Cannoli. Cover and chill up to 1 hour. Just before serving, sift powdered sugar over cannoli. If desired, sprinkle with cocoa powder. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 381 Calories 18g Fat 46g Carbs 10g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 10 Calories 381 % Daily Value * Total Fat 18g 23% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 65mg 22% Sodium 89mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 46g 17% Protein 10g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.