Chocolate Chunk Cannolis

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When B and I lived in Boston, one of our favorite places to get desserts from was Mike’s Pastry, in the North End neighborhood, home of many Italian restaurants and shops. Actually, I shouldn’t say “desserts” — plural — because really, it was mainly cannolis, of the chocolate chip variety (though I did also love their tiramisu.)

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Early in our newlywed life together, B surprised me one day with a few metal cannoli forms, and the idea that we should try to make them together at home. Okay! Yes! I am always up for trying to figure out how to reproduce something I’ve eaten and loved in my own kitchen. So one weekend, we made our first attempt, which, as first attempts often go, did not turn out so wonderfully. The filling was delicious, just sweetened ricotta with a little orange zest and vanilla, but we didn’t roll…

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