Panna Cotta with Berry Compote

Panna Cotta with Berry Compote

Prep Time : 3-4 hours
Serves : 8 portions

Indulge in the romance of Italian cuisine with a handcrafted panna cotta, a dessert that whispers love and tradition in each spoon. This creamy, decadent delight, a favourite of Italian Nonnas, is an artful blend of silky vanilla-infused cream served with a delicate berry coulis. A classic Panna Cotta is the perfect dessert to experience the essence of Italy's culinary passion. Savour the love and craftsmanship in every bite with this symphony of flavours.

3-4 hours
8 portions


    • 2 cups cream
    • 1 cup milk
    • ¼ cup castor sugar
    • 1 tbsp unflavoured gelatine/agar agar
    • 4-5 fresh berries for compote
    • Maple syrup


    1. Start by heating cream, milk and sugar in a deep non-stick pan. Transfer it into a bowl and set aside to cool down to room temperature.
    2. Bloom the gelatine or agar agar in 4 tbsps. hot water.
    3. Meanwhile, for the berry compote, start simmering all the fresh berries and maple syrup in a saucepan over medium heat.
    4. Keep stirring until the berries release their juices and mix well with the maple syrup.
    5. Add the bloomed gelatin to the cream-milk mixture and mix well.
    6. Pour the mixture into 8 moulds and refrigerate for 3-4 hours or till set.
    7. Demould and serve chilled with a fresh berry compote.

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