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Sicilian Fried Stuffed Pastries

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For dough
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 2
  White wine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shortening/Vegetable oil 2 Cup (32 tbs) (For Deep Frying)

1. Mix flour, sugar, and salt in a bowl. Cut in butter, then add egg yolks. With a fork, stir in wine, 1 tablespoon at a time, until dough clings together. Form into a ball, cover, and let stand about 30 minutes.
2. Roll dough paper thin on floured board and cut 4-inch circles. Wrap circles around metal cannoli tubes, turning each end back to flare slightly. Fry a few at a time in deep fat until golden, about 1 minute. Remove with tongs and drain on paper towels. Carefully slip out tubes after about 5 seconds. Cool shells.
3. Before serving, force filling into cannoli shell through large pastry tube. Sift powdered sugar over pastry shell and garnish filled ends with chopped candied fruits, coarsely grated chocolate, or chopped nuts.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2815 Calories from Fat 796

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 90 g139%

Saturated Fat 37 g185%

Trans Fat 5.4 g

Cholesterol 466.9 mg155.6%

Sodium 521.5 mg21.7%

Total Carbohydrates 416 g138.6%

Dietary Fiber 13.5 g54%

Sugars 32.7 g

Protein 57 g113.7%

Vitamin A 31.1% Vitamin C

Calcium 13.6% Iron 135.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Sicilian Fried Stuffed Pastries Recipe