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Black Forest Cannoli

Katerina | Diethood
This recipe for Black Forest Cannoli is made with chocolate cannoli shells stuffed with roasted cherries and Kirsch (cherry liqueur) whipped cream.
Servings : 8
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins


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.


Calories: 308 kcal | Carbohydrates: 42 g | Protein: 2 g | Fat: 14 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Cholesterol: 44 mg | Sodium: 37 mg | Potassium: 126 mg | Fiber: 1 g | Sugar: 35 g | Vitamin A: 505 IU | Vitamin C: 2.6 mg | Calcium: 24 mg | Iron: 0.5 mg | Net Carbs: 41 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Italian
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