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Kerry's Tiramisu Cannoli

Kerry HicksKerry Hicks

Sometimes cannoli shells are a little hard to find..but this is SO worth it. Serve with hot coffee or coffee flavored ice cream.

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Makes 12 cannolis

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Makes 12 cannolis


  • 12 pre-made cannoli shells
  • 6 egg Yolks
  • 1 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 3/4 tsp instant coffee, crushed to powder
  • 1 1/4 cups mascarpone cheese
  • 1 3/4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 Tbsp Kahlua or Bailey’s (optional)
  • chocolate syrup
  • mini chocolate chips
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  • 1

    Combine egg yolks and sugar in the top of a double boiler, over boiling water. Add in instant coffee. Reduce heat to low, and cook for about 10 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and whip yolks until thick, about 2 or 3 minutes.

  • 2

    Add mascarpone to whipped yolks. Beat until combined. In a separate bowl, whip cream to stiff peaks. Gently fold into yolk mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours.

  • 3

    Fill cannoli shells with mixture. This is easily done with a pastry bag.

  • 4

    Set in serving dish or tray, side by side. When finished decorate with powered sugar and cocoa or drizzle chocolate syrup and sprinkls with mini chocolate chips. Cover and refrigerate 1 hour before serving.

Recipe Notes

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If you don't have a pastry bag, you can use a zip-lok bag with one corner cut off. It's a little messy, but it works.

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