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Panna cotta


Panna cotta
Panna cotta is an Italian dessert which means "cooked cream". It's a set vanilla cream, similar to blancmange, which is frequently served with other things like fruit coulis (fruit purée), caramel etc.. Here is the basic panna cotta recipe.
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Last modified on: February 21th 2011

For 8 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
20 min.5 min.25 min.
Keeping:
1 or 2 days in the fridge, protected by a plastic film
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 3 min.
Panna cotta : Photo of step #1
Put 2 sheets gelatin into a bowl of cold water.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Meanwhile, pour 500 ml liquid cream, 100 ml whole milk and 70 g caster sugar into a pan.

Add 2 vanillas pod, mix well and bring to the boil over medium heat.

As soon as it boils, remove from heat, cover and leave to infuse for at least 30 minutes.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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After this time, pour cream through a strainer to remove all small bits of vanilla pods.

Stage 4 - 2 min.
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Add gelatin to cream (after draining and drying with a cloth) and stir with a whisk or a maryse.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
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Put cream bowl into cold water, stirring from time to time.

Stage 6
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When cream is cold, divide it between glasses, cover with plastic film and refridgerate overnight.

Stage 7
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Next day, your panna cotta is set and ready to serve. You can eat it like this, but it's much better with something slightly acicidic like a fruit coulis (fruit purée).

Nutritional information

% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).

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Source

Home made.

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Whole milkWhole milk: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Hot chocolate, Creamy plum and pear clafoutis, Rice pudding (riz au lait), Real custard sauce (crème anglaise), Lime confectioner's custard (pastry cream), ... All
Caster sugarCaster sugar: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Vanilla ice cream, Pitta bread, Kugelhof for Nanou, Apple crisps, Macarons (the original French macaroons) , ... All
Vanilla podVanilla pod: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: How to use a vanilla pod effectively, Panettone, Crème caramel, Rum babas, Fruit salad, ... All

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