Grandma Andy's Panna Cotta Creme 1981

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Recipe by andypandy

My panacotta recipe, with sour cream for an authentic Italian taste. Reduce balsamic vinegar to a syrup, and try with strawberries drizzlesd on the side.

Top Review by abelliveau

This was delicious!! I've made it for my grand-daughter and she loves it. Just like I did when my Nonna made it for me when I was a little girl. I have also made it with about 1/2 t of almond extract as well. Thanks for submitting this recipe Andypandy!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sprinkle gelatin over the cold water in a small saucepan.
  2. Let sit for a few minutes.
  3. Over low heat place saucepan with the gelatin and the heavy cream.
  4. Add in the sugar, vanilla, and salt.
  5. Stir until just warm, and no granules of sugar are felt between the fingertips.
  7. Add 1/4 cup of dairy sour cream to the mixture, A LITTLE AT A TIME, This gives it a authentic tart taste as in Italy.
  8. Add as much as you like for your taste.
  9. Or it can be left out .
  10. Pour into custard dishes.
  11. Refrigerate until firm.
  12. Serve with strawberries or peaches, with reduced Balsamic vinegar to a thick syrup.
  13. Good this way.
  14. Good served Plain also.

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