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To Die For Cannoli Cake – Recipe

Are you a cannoli fan? If so, you have to try making this amazing cake! It is perfect for nearly every special occasion and will have your family coming back for another slice!

Are you a cannoli fan? If so, you have to try making this amazing cake! It is perfect for nearly every special occasion and will have your family coming back for another slice!

 

Ingredients

  • Cake:
  • 3 cups cake flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 sticks butter , softened to room temperature
  • 1 1/2 sugar
  • 4 large eggs , room temperature
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 cups buttermilk , room temperature

Cannoli Filling

  • 3 cups ricotta , drained through a cheesecloth
  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 3/4 mini chocolate chips
  • 8-10 mini cannoli shells

Cinnamon Italian Meringue Buttercream

  •  cups sugar , divided into 1 cup and ¼ cup
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 6 large egg whites , room temperature
  • 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup Plugrà European salted butter , very soft cut into pieces
  •  cup Plugrà unsalted butter , very soft, cut into pieces
  • 1 heaping teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • Ganache:
  • 1 cup good quality semi sweet chocolate
  • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 and 1/2 cup mini chocolate chips

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