Cannolo gelato

January 1, 2016

Author Notes: Recipe slightly adapted from the Fresh Ricotta ice cream by PRST on food52.goodgalsasha

Serves: 3


  • 90 milliliters whole milk
  • 90 milliliters heavy cream
  • 90 grams sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 250 grams fresh ricotta
  • 50 grams cream cheese
  • 20 grams chopped unsalted pistachios
  • 20 grams shaved dark chocolate
  • 20 grams candied orange zest
In This Recipe


  1. For the gelato base combine the heavy cream, whole milk, sugar, a pinch of salt, ricotta and cream cheese in a blender, blend until smooth, transfer into the fridge overnight.
  2. Freeze in your ice cream maker according to the manufacturer's instructions adding chopped roasted unsalted pistachios, dark chocolate chips and the chopped citrus peel at the last couple of minutes of churning. Store in an airtight container and keep in the freezer.
  3. Use as a filling for crispy crunchy cannoli shells.

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