Cannoli Dog

Donatella Arpaia
Meet the Chef!
Donatella Arpaia
Best known for her recurring role as judge on Iron Chef America, Donatella Arpaia is one of the most influential women in the world of food and entertaining. She has redefined the role of the modern-day restaurateur. The Zagat guide called her "The Hostess with the Mostest" and she is seen frequently on such shows as Today, Top Chef, Rachael Ray, Good Morning America, and more.
Recipe Details

1 cup Milk or half-and-half

3 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 tablespoon granulated sugar

unsalted butter


Filling: *

1 cup Ricotta

1/4 cup Powdered sugar and extra for dusting

1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/3 cup Semi sweet chocolate chips

1 cup sliced strawberries

Step 1
In a bowl whisk together the eggs, milk or half-and-half, vanilla extract and sugar.
Step 2
Transfer to a shallow pan.
Step 3
Melt 2 tbsp. butter in a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
Step 4
Dip the hot dog bun in the egg mixture, soak well and coat evenly.
Step 5
Place the bun in the pan and push down slightly with a spatula.
Step 6
Cook 1 minute on each side or until golden brown.
Step 7
Place the ricotta, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract in a bowl, beat with mixer for 4 minutes.
Step 8
Mix in semi sweet chocolate chips with a spatula.
Step 9
Fill cream into piping bag and pipe into French toast bun, top with strawberries and a dusting of powdered sugar and more chocolate chips!

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