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Serves : 4

This cream is lighter and considerably less sweet than the version that's typically used as a filling for crisp fried cannoli shells. Serve these luscious open-faced dessert sandwiches with a basket of ripe fresh strawberries. Beautiful Desserts

How to Make It

Step 1    

To make the cannoli cream, stir together the ricotta, almonds, chocolate, orange zest and sugar. (If you prefer a smooth texture, press the ricotta through a strainer before mixing it with the other ingredients.)

Step 2    

Toast the bread until golden but still soft inside. Butter the bread if desired. Spread with the cannoli cream and serve warm.

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