Starting with their premium white cake mix, the bakers at Pillsbury have elevated the simple cupcake by adding the flavors of a classic cannoli, creating this elegant yet light and not too sweet treat.


1 package Pillsbury™ Moist Supreme® White Premium Cake Mix
Additional ingredients to prepare cake mix per package directions
1½ cups cold heavy cream
1¼ cups Pillsbury™ Creamy Supreme® Vanilla Flavored Frosting
1 (15 oz.) container ricotta cheese
½ teaspoon almond extract
Chocolate curls and chopped salted pistachios



Prepare cake mix according to package directions to make 24 cupcakes. Cool completely. Remove paper baking cups from cupcakes. Cut each cupcake horizontally into 2 layers. Beat cream in large bowl with mixer on high speed until stiff peaks form. Beat in frosting, ricotta cheese and almond extract until blended. Pipe half of ricotta mixture onto bottom halves of cupcakes. Replace cupcake tops. Pipe remaining ricotta mixture onto tops of cupcakes. Garnish with chocolate and pistachios. Chill until ready to serve. Makes 24 cupcakes.

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