What are Cannoli?
Cannoli is a unique and delicious Italian pastry believed
to have originated in Sicily around the first century
A.D. It is a “tube-like” dessert that consists
of a crispy fried pastry shell filled with Cannoli Cream
(made from sweetened ricotta cheese). The Cannoli Shell
is typically made from Flour, Sugar, Eggs, Vinegar,
Salt, Vanilla, and Water.
Although the shells are traditionally
filled with a variety of sweet and rich ricotta cheese
recipes, many bakeries also fill them with yellow or
chocolate custard. Each bakery, restaurant and coffee
shop has their own recipe that gives their Cannoli a
unique taste. Many ice cream shops have also filled
the Shells with ice cream, adding an American twist
to a traditional Italian dessert.
The best thing about Cannoli is their
broad appeal. There is no such thing as a non-cannoli
lover since a Cannoli can be filled with just about
anything. This versatility makes Cannoli unlike any
other dessert item. The filling possibilities are endless
and can be frequently changed to meet the desired selections
of guests or patrons.
be afraid to experiment; try your favorite flavors of
pudding, mousse, custard, ice cream, whipped cream or
anything else you can think of, depending on your mood.
Here's a testimonial from one of our satisfied
Val & Golden Cannoli,
We had an incredible weekend up in the White Mountains
for our intimate wedding and our guests just raved about
the cannoli. The cannoli added to the uniqueness and
personality of the day and to my discontent, there wasn’t
any cannoli left to savor the next day!!! I couldn’t
have imagined my wedding any different and the cannoli
definitely added that special touch. Thank you Golden
Cannoli for making the process easy and my wedding day
Michele & Dave
Cherry Hill, NJ