- From Italian cannoli, little tubes. (Wiktionary)
- Italian, pl. of cannolo, tube, diminutive of canna, reed, from Latin; see cane. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“End your evening with one of seven homemade desserts: the raspberries with zabaglione are a sinfully rich concoction, while the cannoli is a creamy masterpiece.”
“Holy cannoli, which is sort of anaculturalistic yes!”
“Cassata cake, sometimes called cannoli cake in the U.S., combines layers of sponge cake with a chocolate - and fruit-studded filling, all covered with a thick frosting and garnished with candy or fruit.”
“the cupcake icings feel like filled with artificial coloring. the cannoli is the pits. bread pudding at times nice. all in all mediocre overly sweetened type of things with the Jewel or walgreen type of quality.”
“The Calendar features a different flavor of custard, such as cannoli and coffee and donuts, each day of the week.”
“As dad was a Southern-spawned, agnostic Baptist brought up on grits and chicken fried steak, his stomach was naturally adverse to the vendors offers of spicy sausages stuffed into a roll with onions and pepper, cannoli, (the fried cake tubes bursting with marsala custard), Zeppole (golf ball sized rounds of fried dough filled with jam) and other joys of Sicilian festival cooking.”
“It's easy for Rosario to remember exactly when the Ditmars Boulevard pastry shop began serving Astorians cannoli filled with ricotta cream, pignoli tarts, sfogliatelle, marzipan fruits and cassetta cake along with a little slice of old-world Italy.”
“He spent his free time at LaGuli, doing tasks like filling the chocolate-coated cannoli.”
“Senator: (Tugging at his waist) And I thought it was the cannoli.”
“People remember their first cannoli encounter as vividly as their first kiss," said Brielle Dahan.”
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