Strawberry Panna Cotta

Strawberry Panna Cotta

An elegant Northern Italian dessert with a creamy melt-in-your-mouth texture, topped with red, juicy strawberries.

  • Recipe serves:4-5
  • Preparation Time20 Minutes
  • Cooking Time20 minutes + chilling time Minutes


  • 150g strawberries
  • 250ml whipping cream
  • 250ml milk
  • 50g sugar
  • 6g unflavored powder gelatin
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 200g strawberries, hulled and quartered
  • 40g sugar to sprinkle when serving


  • Sprinkle the gelatin on 1 ½ tablespoons of cold water in a small bowl. Stir and set aside for 10 minutes to allow the gelatin to dissolve.
  • Pour milk, 150g strawberries and vanilla into a blender and blend till it becomes a smooth purée.
  • Heat the cream and sugar in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir for about 3 minutes until the cream comes to a boil. Remove pan from heat and pour the cooked cream into the bowl with the softened gelatin. Stir until dissolved. Then, stir in the strawberry purée.
  • Pour the mixture through a fine sieve and into a bowl. Stir well.
  • Pour the panna cotta mixture into individual serving cups and chill in the refrigerator, preferably overnight.
  • Sprinkle strawberries with sugar and arrange on panna cotta with its juices before serving.
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