Cannoli Cake

Decorating By lauralee422 Updated 1 Mar 2011 , 4:17pm by onetier

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lauralee422 Posted 27 Feb 2011 , 7:24pm
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Hello all! I have a very special cake request (from my husband!) It's for his birthday this Friday, and he's asking for a Cannoli cake "with no cake in it". A year or so ago someone from his work had one from a local bakery and my husband loved it. It sounds like cannoli filling layered in between "flaky layers" [im guessing phylo??] The bakery can make it for $30, but being a baker I feel a little guilty buying it, plus I think I can prob make it and it would be more meaningful- but I can find NOTHING online or anywhere for that matter like a recipe.

I saw a few cannoli cheesecakes, but mostly everything else calls for actual cake layers. I called the bakery and they said they do not use cake. So.. anyone have any ideas or if I'm really super lucky, recipes?

Any help would be great, thanks!!!!

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gbbaker Posted 27 Feb 2011 , 7:45pm
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It's probably puff pastry, phyllo gets very brittle.

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Kitagrl Posted 27 Feb 2011 , 8:34pm
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This looks close to what you need:

Instead of the custard, just make cannoli cream with the chocolate chips instead. But otherwise I think the recipe tells you how to make it.

Good luck!

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lauralee422 Posted 28 Feb 2011 , 3:33pm
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I can always count on Cake Central. That looks great, Thanks so much I am going to try it!!

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onetier Posted 1 Mar 2011 , 4:17pm
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You can also try a cake called St. Honore Cake. It's phyllo and custard inside.

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