Ready to cook the authentic Italian panna cotta recipe and savor it during a stargazing night?
The classic panna cotta is made with gelatin sheets, milk, and sugar.
They’re the best sweet note to any Summer dinner party. Because they’re fresh and you usually serve them in small portions that won’t overload your body, leaving you free to dance, go for a walk on the beach, or sip on an iced limoncello.
The Italian panna cotta, cooked heavy cream, is also the dessert all children dreams of when they visit their nonna.
This is the classic panna cotta recipe: it is made with gelatin sheets, milk, and sugar.
Serve it sprinkled with cocoa powder and devour it during a stargazing night!
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Italian panna cotta
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 1 cup cow milk
- 3 tablespoon white sugar
- 2 gelatin sheets 5 gr
- 1 teaspoon natural vanilla extract
Soak gelatin sheets in a bowl of water 10-15 minutes.
Place milk, heavy cream and sugar in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Immediately turn off the heat.
Squeeze the gelatin sheets and add them to the saucepan. Add the vanilla extract as well, and stir until completely amalgamated.
Let temperature decrease a bit.
Pour the mixture into cups or molds.
Refrigerate at least a couple of hours.
Serve cold plain or sprinkled with cocoa powder.