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Black Forest Cannoli

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WW Freestyle: 15
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 30 mins
This recipe for Black Forest Cannoli is made with chocolate cannoli shells stuffed with roasted cherries and Kirsch (cherry liqueur) whipped cream.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 8
Calories: 308
Author: Katerina | Diethood


For the Cannoli

  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 tablespoon butter , melted
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour

For the Roasted Cherries

  • 2 cups fresh cherries , pitted
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

For the Whipped Cream

  • 1 cup chilled heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tablespoon kirsch
  • 1 cup powdered sugar


  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Lightly grease two baking sheets with baking spray; set aside.
  • In a medium-size bowl whisk together the egg whites, sugar, canola oil, melted butter, and vanilla. Whisk until thoroughly combined.
  • Add in cocoa powder and flour; continue to whisk until smooth, and no lumps appear.
  • Spoon 4 mounds of batter onto each baking sheet, using 3 teaspoons of batter for each, spacing cookies 3 inches apart.
  • With the back of the spoon, spread each cookie to about 4-inch diameter.
  • Bake for 6 to 7 minutes, or until edges begin to brown.
  • Using an offset spatula, loosen cookies from baking sheet and shape into tube form. You can use a round metal utensil and wrap the cookies around that.
  • Set cookies seam-side down and let cool.

In the meantime, prepare the cherries.

  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • Combine cherries, sugar, and cornstarch in a mixing bowl and toss to mix.
  • Transfer to a baking pan/dish.
  • Roast for 40 to 45 minutes, or until juices are bubbly, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • Let cool completely and put in fridge until ready to use.

Prepare the Whipped Cream.

  • Combine chilled heavy whipping cream, Kirsch, and powdered sugar in your mixer's bowl.
  • Beat the mixture until stiff peaks form; chill until ready to use.

Assemble Cookies

  • Evenly divide roasted cherries and stuff into each cannoli shell.
  • Spoon the prepared whipped cream into a pastry bag fitted with a star tip and pipe filling into cannoli shells.
  • Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Black Forest Cannoli
Amount Per Serving
Calories 308 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 7g35%
Cholesterol 44mg15%
Sodium 37mg2%
Potassium 126mg4%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 35g39%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 505IU10%
Vitamin C 2.6mg3%
Calcium 24mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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