How to make a perfect Cannoli Shells

I will show you how to make cannoli shells from scratch. To make the cannoli shells you will need the following: 2 cups of all purpose flour 1 tbsp of dark drown sugar 1/8 tsp of salt 3 tbsp of softened butter 2 egg yolks 1/4 tsp of nutmeg 1 tsp cinnamon 3 oz. of sweet Marsala wine 1. Mix the everything but the Marsala in a bowl with a pastry cutter until it is crumbly, the butter and egg yolks should be thoroughly mixed.2. Add in the wine 1 oz at a time, until you are able to mix it with your hands.3. Form into a ball and let sit uncovered for 30 minutes. While the dough is resting we will form the cannoli tubes out of foil. Step 1 : Making Cannoli Tubes For the structure of the cannoli tubes we will use aluminum foil. I used foil that was 12 inches wide and folded it in half to make it thicker. The dowel I used was 1 1/4 inch in diameter, I let the foil overlap on the dowel about 3 times to strengthen it as well. Doing some simple math I know I need the length of the foil to … Continue reading How to make a perfect Cannoli Shells