No Churn Cannoli Ice Cream

You won’t believe how easy it is to make this luscious cannoli-inspired ice cream…no ice cream maker necessary! Rich, creamy imported Ricotta and Mascarpone cheeses combine with just a few simple ingredients in this incredible treat that’s sure to garner raves from your family and friends.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Course Dessert, Snack
Cuisine American


  • 16 oz imported Ricotta Cheese
  • 8 oz imported Mascarpone Cheese
  • 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 TB vanilla extract
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • ¼ tsp allspice
  • ¼ tsp orange zest
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • Optional additional chocolate chips chopped pistachios, and cannoli chips for serving


  • Combine ricotta, mascarpone, sweetened condensed milk, vanilla extract, cinnamon, allspice, and orange zest in a large bowl or bowl of a stand mixer. Using your stand mixer or electric beaters; whisk on high to combine and until thick peaks form, approximately 2-3 minutes.
  • Fold in mini chocolate chips and pour mixture into an 8x8 or shallow baking pan. Cover and freeze for 5 hours or until the texture of soft serve ice cream. Serve garnished with additional mini chips, chopped pistachios, and optional cannoli chips.
  • Note: to make ahead or if kept in the freezer longer the ice cream will freeze solid - just thaw for an hour or two in the refrigerator to soften
Keyword cheese desserts, ricotta cheese desserts