Cannoli Dip (A Low Carb Treat)


Cannoli dip and or filling is a treat all low carbers can enjoy! Mini cannoili shells are only about 4 carbs. Depending on the sweetener you use, you can enjoy this amazing dessert for approximately 6 carbs or less. Read your label on the packages to find the equivalent measurements.

12 oz Whole milk Ricotta cheese ( strained ) unless you are using Maggio Ricotta cheese. This brand does not require straining.

4 oz whipped cream cheese or whipped mascarpone cheese

1/2 cup heavy cream

1 cup confectionery sugar or 1/2 cup swerve confectionery sweetener(look on the container of your sweetener for equivalency to sugar)

1 Tbs cinnamon

1 Tbs vanilla extract

Directions:

1) Strain whole milk ricotta cheese to rid of excess water.

2) Add whipped cream cheese to ricotta cheese or if using mascarpone cheese, using a whisk attachment, whip until fluffy then add to ricotta cheese.

3) Whip in 1/2 of confectionery sugar into cheese mixture

4) Using your same whisk attachment, whip your heavy cream until thick but do not make butter :) adding other 1/2 of confection sugar, cinnamon and vanilla

5)fold the heavy cream once whipped into the cheese mixture

Place in decorative bowl, add shaved dark chocolate, chill until served!