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Italian Desserts

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Italian Desserts. Get inspired and try out new things.

Bomboloni Italian Doughnuts with Vanilla Custard

4 · Soft and light Italian Bomboloni Doughnuts rolled in sugar and filled with Italian pastry cream (crema pasticciera). These doughnuts are insanely delicious and make such a special treat!

16 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 Lemon, Zest of
Refrigerated
  • 5 Egg yolks
  • 3 Eggs, large
Condiments
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla paste
Baking & Spices
  • 2 cups 00 flour or all purpose flour
  • 2 cups Bread flour, strong
  • 2 tbsp Caster sugar or confectioners sugar
  • 1/4 cup Cornstarch
  • 2 1/4 tsp Fast action yeast
  • 1/2 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 small pinch Salt
  • 1/3 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla pasta or 1 vanilla bean
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Sunflower or vegetable oil
Dairy
  • 6 1/2 tbsp Butter
  • 3 cup Milk
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Italian Castagnole

Italian Castagnole  are a delicious sweet treat, soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside. The most popular pastry during Carnival time.

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{The BEST} Homemade Cannoli Recipe - Self Proclaimed Foodie

Cannolis are one of my favorite Italian dessert recipes! This recipe starts with a scratch made shell filled with the best creamy filling!

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Cream Filled Pizzelles (Trubochki) - Olga in the Kitchen

Cream Filled Pizzelles (trubochki): creamy, elegant and beautifully shaped waffle-like pastry filled with the best condensed milk filling. | olgainthekitchen.com

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Italian Christmas Cookie Cake

33 · If you’re familiar with the ricotta-and-olive-oil treat that is the Italian Christmas cookie, you’re going to love this supersized interpretation. Made easy with Betty Crocker™ Super Moist™ cake mix, this dense, sweet dessert is going to make you rethink the whole concept of a Christmas cookie exchange and instead will give you visions of holiday cake walks.

11 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 4 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tsp Almond extract
  • 1 box Betty crocker cake mix french vanilla, Super Moist
  • 1 Nonpareil sprinkles
  • 4 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 Baking spray
  • 1/2 cup Olive oil
Dairy
  • 3/4 cup Heavy cream
  • 3 tbsp Milk or half-and-half
  • 1 container Ricotta cheese
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Italian Chocolate Chip Ricotta Cake

Chocolate Ricotta Cake, an easy and delicious cake recipe, moist and full of chocolate chips,a classic Italian dessert. Everyone will love.

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On The Menu: Easy Italian Cream Cake

on the menu: easy italian cream cake This recipe may be cheating a little because it involves a boxed cake mix but I promise after you bake this cake that will not matter. This is easily my favorite cake I have ever made (and I have baked some great ones like this Chocolate Fudge Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting and Chocolate Ganache). I have baked this Easy Italian Cream Cake so many times including several times to give away as gifts. Try this cake soon and let me know what you think. Ingredients: 1 (16.25-ounce) package white cake mix 3 large eggs 1 1/4 cups buttermilk 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1 cup coconut flakes 2/3 cup chopped pecans, toasted Ingredients for Cream Cheese Frosting: 1 (8 oz.) package cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 (16 oz.) package powdered sugar 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 cup chopped pecans, toasted Directions: 1. Mix the white cake mix, eggs, buttermilk, and vegetable oil together with an electric mixer at medium speed until well mixed. Stir in coconut and pecans. Pour into 2 greased and floured 9-inch round cake pans. 2. Bake at 350° for 25 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool in pans on wire racks 5 minutes. Remove from pans, and cool completely on wire racks. 3. Make the frosting by beating the cream cheese and butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until smooth. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla and pecans. 4. Spread Cream Cheese Frosting between layers and on top and sides of cake. Chill 2 hours before slicing.

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Authentic Italian Sfogliatelle Recipe

280 · Now that you have some idea what a sfogliatella is, the next step, of course, is to know how to make them. Here’s an easy recipe to help you with that.

14 ingredients

Produce
  • 50 g Candied orange peel
Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg, large
Condiments
  • 25 g Honey
Baking & Spices
  • 150 g Butter or lard, unsalted
  • 1 pinch Cinnamon
  • 1 Confectioner's sugar
  • 500 g Flour
  • 2 pinch Salt
  • 150 g Semolina flour
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 100 g White sugar
Dairy
  • 500 g Ricotta
  • 450 ml Whole milk
Liquids
  • 175 ml Water
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Cannoli (Canoli Filling and Shell Recipes) - Cooking Classy

The best Cannoli!! Made with a flaky, crisp shell enclosing this decadently creamy, sweet ricotta filling which is dotted with dark chocolate chips.

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Easy Italian Pear Cake

Easy Italian Pear Cake, a delicious moist cake made with fresh pears and mascarpone. A perfect breakfast, snack or anytime cake recipe.

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