Sylvie’s Easy Panna Cotta

Sylvie’s Easy Panna Cotta Sylvie’s Easy Panna Cotta I use ramekins to make small portions and then unmold them just before serving. However, these look stunning served in tea or coffee cups, small wine glasses or martini glasses too.
I use ramekins to make small portions and then unmold them just before serving. However, these look stunning served in tea or coffee cups, small wine glasses or martini glasses too.
  • 15 min prep
  • 23 minutes
  • 280 calories
  • $0.00

Ingredients


Makes: 8 servings
  • 6 Tbsp (90 ml) cold water
  • 2 pkg (.25 oz/ 7 g) powdered gelatin
  • 2 C (500 ml) 35% whipping cream
  • 2 C (500 ml) table cream or homogenized milk
  • 1/2 C (125 ml) sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp (22,5 ml) vanilla extract

Preparation


 
  • Place cold water in a large bowl and sprinkle gelatin overtop. Let stand 5–10 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, in a large measuring cup, stir creams together, then stir in sugar. Microwave on medium, stirring often, until sugar dissolves, about 5 minutes. Stir in vanilla.
  • Lightly brush 8 ramekins with vegetable oil (Note: If serving in cups or glasses, you don’t need to brush with oil). Pour warm cream mixture over gelatin. Stir until gelatin is completely dissolved.
  • Divide mixture between cups, then chill until firm, about 2 hours. To serve, run a knife around inside edge of each ramekin. Unmold on a plate and garnish with fresh berries, if you wish.
  • Flavour Tips:To make chocolate Panna Cotta: whisk 3–4 Tbsp (46–60 ml) Epicure’s Cocoa into cream mixture before heating. Whisk well after heating to evenly blend. Continue with recipe as written. Garnish finished Panna Cottas’ with a dusting of Cocoa Powder.To make tea-infused Panna Cotta: Steep 2 Tbsp (30 ml) your favourite Epicure Tea in warm cream mixture for 5 minutes. Strain to remove solids and continue with recipe. Try Epicure’s Chai Tea, Yoga Tea, Christmas Tea or Lemon Grass Herbal Tea.To make holiday-spiced Panna Cotta: Whisk 1–2 Tbsp (15–30 ml) Epicure’s Pumpkin Pie Spice, Gingerbread Spice, Epicure’s Poudre Douce or Apple Pie Spice.To make sweet-savoury Panna Cotta: Whisk 1–2 Tbsp (15–30 ml) Epicure’s Pink Peppercorns, 2–3 Epicure’s Bay Leaves, or try star anise, cinnamon sticks, black peppercorns, fennel, or anise seed and slices of fresh ginger, chopped strawberries or raspberries or zest from lemons, limes or oranges. Simply stir into cream mixture before heating. Stir well after heating, then strain and discard solids. Continue with recipe.
Nutritional Serving Size
Calories 280
Fat 23 g
Saturated Fat 14 g
Transfat 0 g
Cholesterol 85 mg
Sodium 55 mg
Carbohydrates 14 g
Fibre 0 g
Sugar 14 g
Protein 5 g