Very Vanilla Panna Cotta

November 6, 2012
Very Vanilla Panna Cotta

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

Makes: 8


  • 2 packages unflavored gelatin about 2.5 tsp
  • 3 cups whipping cream
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla extract
In This Recipe


  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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