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Cannoli Torta

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  Pastry 1 (Press In Variety)
  Whipping cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Whole milk ricotta cheese/Part-skim ricotta cheese 23 Ounce (1 Large Carton, About 15 Ounce And 1 Small Carton, About 8 Ounce)
  Roasted salted pistachio nuts 1 Cup (16 tbs), shelled, chopped
  Rum 2 Tablespoon
  Orange-flavored liqueur 2 Tablespoon
  Powdered sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Chopped semisweet chocolate 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped candied orange peel 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Grated semisweet chocolate 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Prepare Press-in Pastry and let cool.
In a medium-size bowl, beat cream until it holds soft peaks.
In a large bowl, combine ricotta cheese, 1/2 cup of the pistachios, rum, liqueur, sugar, chopped chocolate, and candied orange peel.
Mix well; fold in whipped cream.
(At this point, you may cover and refrigerate until next day.) Remove pan rim from pastry shell.
Mound filling on pastry, sprinkle with grated chocolate, and garnish with remaining 1/2 cup pistachios.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3543 Calories from Fat 2105

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 240 g369.8%

Saturated Fat 126.9 g634.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 664 mg221.3%

Sodium 1775.3 mg74%

Total Carbohydrates 214 g71.3%

Dietary Fiber 12.1 g48.5%

Sugars 135.8 g

Protein 91 g181.5%

Vitamin A 59.8% Vitamin C 53%

Calcium 158.6% Iron 21.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cannoli Torta Recipe