A little twist on the original cannoli recipe, and its divine, by the way. Give it a try sometime!!!

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups ricotta cheese
  • 1/4 cup cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup confectioners’ sugar, plus more for dusting
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped bittersweet or semisweet chocolate (about 2 ounces)
  • 6 sugar cones
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped pistachios
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  • Directions

    Put the ricotta in a fine-mesh sieve set over a bowl. Refrigerate 30 minutes to drain.

    Transfer the ricotta to a large bowl. Add the cream cheese, confectioners’ sugar, vanilla and almond extracts, and the orange zest and beat with a mixer until smooth and fluffy, about 1 minute. Fold in 3 tablespoons chopped chocolate. Cover and refrigerate until thick and cold, at least 1 hour.

    Transfer the ricotta mixture to a resealable plastic bag. Snip off one corner and pipe the mixture into the cones. Gently press the remaining chocolate and the pistachios into the ricotta mixture. Dust the cones with confectioners’ sugar.

King Adolf Frederick  of Sweden loved to eat and died from it too!
The “King Who Ate Himself to Death” died in 1771 at the age of 61 from a digestive problem after eating a giant meal consisting of lobster, caviar, saurkraut, cabbage soup, smoked herring, champagne and 14 servings of his favorite dessert: semla , a bun filled with marzipan and milk.

King Adolf Frederick  of Sweden loved to eat and died from it too!

The “King Who Ate Himself to Death” died in 1771 at the age of 61 from a digestive problem after eating a giant meal consisting of lobster, caviar, saurkraut, cabbage soup, smoked herring, champagne and 14 servings of his favorite dessert: semla , a bun filled with marzipan and milk.

I just made these bad boys.

OREO COOKIE TRUFFLE BALLS.

I have never made them before, but I used this recipe:

http://www.food.com/recipe/oreo-balls-52035

And they look pretty damn good. 

thenommables:

Pomegranate Meringue Tarts with Spicy Chocolate Ganache (by lismi171)

(via gastronomyfiles)