Panna Cotta
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If you would ask me what is my favourite desert after Creme Brulee, you guessed! is Panna Cotta. This delicious Italian dessert has the same texture as Creme Brulee but with different flavours. Once you try this you will love it instantly! The explosion of flavors from the berries combined with the creamy panna cotta makes this dessert extraordinary. Please, please give it a try!
Recipe type: Desert
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 9
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 2½ tsp unflavored gelatin
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • Ingredients for berry sauce:
  • 2 cups berries (mixed berries)
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • juice from 1 small leon (aprox 2 tbsp)
  1. Place 1 cup of milk in a medium sauce pan and sprinkle the top with 1 packet of gelatin (2½ tsp). Let stand 5 min until gelatin is hydrated. Place pan over low heat and stir until gelatin dissolves and mixture is steaming, about 4-5 min (do not boil).
  2. Add 2 cups ow whipping cream, ½ cup sugar, 1 tsp vanilla extract. Continue stirring until sugar is dissolved Do not boil.
  3. Remove from heat and let cool until is at room temperature.
  4. Place sour cream in medium bowl with a pouring lip. Whisk until is homogenised and add warm cream mixing constantly. Once the mixture is completely smooth, divide it into 6 wine glasses or 9 ice cream cups. Refrigerate until fully set, 4-6 hours.
  5. Berry sauce:
  6. In small sauce pan combine the berries with the lemon juice and sugar. Bring to a boil and then add the remaining fresh berries to give more texture. Cool down the syrup and spoon it over the top of chilled panna cottas.
  7. Enjoy this amazing desert!
Recipe by gabriela cuisine at