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Cannoli cream parfaits

Posted by: ari | well seasoned

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Posted by: ari | well seasoned
cannoli cream parfaits
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Cannoli cream parfaits

The best summer dessert! Cannoli cream parfaits are easy to prep, delicious to eat, and the perfect cool treat on a hot day. A simple dessert the whole family will go crazy over!
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: cannoli cream, italian cannoli, no bake dessert, summer dessert
Servings: 5 servings
Calories: 482kcal
Author: ari | well seasoned

Equipment

  • Weck or mason jars

Ingredients

  • 2 cups ricotta
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar sifted
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp allspice
  • ½ cup heavy cream
  • cup chocolate shavings plus more for garnish
  • cup cannoli shells or chips crushed

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk ricotta until smooth. Add sifted sugar, cinnamon, and allspice, whisk until combined and set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, whip heavy cream until stiff peaks form. 
  • Add whipped cream to ricotta and fold until just mixed. Carefully stir in ⅓ cup of chocolate shavings.
  • Layer the base of your small jars (or one larger container) with an equal mix of crushed cannoli shells or chips and shaved chocolate, reserving some as garnish. Fill jars almost to the top with cannoli cream. Garnish with more crushed cannoli chips and chocolate. Refrigerate until ready to serve. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1parfait | Calories: 482kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Cholesterol: 84mg | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 211mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 788IU | Calcium: 234mg | Iron: 7mg