This is the perfect dessert to make for your next dinner party, or spontaneous gathering of friends! The ingredients are easy to find and typically include cream, sugar, gelatin and vanilla extract. This dessert is a simple one - no complicated things going on in the kitchen like with other desserts.

What is panna cotta?

Panna Cotta is an Italian dessert that consists of a sweet and creamy gelu00e9e-like mixture. It typically contains sugar, gelatin, and heavy cream. The mixture thickens once it is poured into ramekins or bowls and then set in the refrigerator for at least 4 hours before serving.

How to make panna cotta

To make panna cotta, you need to bring milk, cream, vanilla beans, and some sugar to a boil. Once it starts boiling, add gelatin and keep stirring until the mixture becomes thick. Divide the mixture into small dishes and leave them in the fridge for 6 hours or overnight.

Recipes for various flavors of panna cotta

Panna cotta is an easily prepared dessert, and can be made with a variety of flavors. Some popular flavors for panna cotta are baileys, vanilla, and chocolate. Panna cotta is often served with berries or other fruit. At the end of the cooking time, you are left with an egg free custard that is nicely set because it doesn't have any eggs to curdle or scramble.