Should you use mascarpone or ricotta for cannoli?


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Author's Note: Should you use mascarpone or ricotta for cannoli?

I'm pretty sure I gained a few pounds just thinking about this article, not including any taste-testing research that, naturally, needed to happen. I've eaten cannoli with all types of fillings: classic ricotta, sweetened mascarpone, and the ricotta/mascarpone mixture. And my favorite? Ah, ricotta.

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