Very Vanilla Panna Cotta

November  6, 2012
3 Ratings
  • Makes 8
Author Notes

I love simple recipes and simple desserts are better. This recipe can be easily adapted to make any flavor you like. —Holly Zajac

What You'll Need
  • 2 packages unflavored gelatin about 2.5 tsp
  • 3 cups whipping cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
  1. In a medium saucepan, combine the cream, sugar, and. Bring the mixture just to a simmer over moderate heat. Remove from the heat and cover.
  2. Sprinkle gelatin over the water and let stand until softened, about 5-7 minutes.
  3. Uncover the cream mixture and bring just to a simmer over moderately high heat. Remove from heat, add the gelatin and stir until dissolved.
  4. Pour the panna cotta mixture into eight 4-ounce ramekins and let cool to room temperature. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until the panna cotta is set but still jiggly, at least 3 hours.

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3 Reviews

Holly Z. November 6, 2012
now it is showing twice.... i think something is up with the website. It only need vanilla once.
Holly Z. November 6, 2012
Odd when I go to edit the recipe it shows the 2 tsp vanilla.
anne E. November 6, 2012
how much vanilla? it's not on the ingredients list!