It’s rich, creamy and delicious. A great option to serve your guests and impress everyone, Panna Cotta is a thick creamy custard set using agar agar or gelatin and is generally serves with a fruit coulis to give it the required tanginess.
A stylish name, an easy recipe and an awesome looking dessert.
- 4 cups cream
- 1/2 cup (100g) sugar
- 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
- 4 teaspoons powdered unflavoured gelatin
- 6 tablespoons (90ml) cold water
1. Heat the cream and sugar in a saucepan. Once the sugar is dissolved, remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.
2. Lightly brush the cups you want to set panna cotta in with oil.
3. Sprinkle the gelatin over the cold water in a medium-sized bowl and let stand 5 to 10 minutes.
4. Pour the very warm Panna cotta mixture over the gelatin and stir until the gelatin is completely dissolved.
5. Divide the Panna cotta mixture into the prepared cups, then chill them until firm, which will take at least two hours – but they may take at least four hours.
Strawberry Coulis Recipe:
Chop around 10 strawberries add sugar to taste and half cup water. Let it boil till strawberries get pulpy. Add half tsp vanilla essence. Let cool.
Spread the coulis over the Panna cotta. Chill and serve