Very easy to make. Great make ahead desert. Very elegant light and satisfying. Cooking time does not including chilling time.
- 1 cup strawberry
- 1 tablespoon brown sugar
- 1⁄4 cup milk, luke warm
- 1 (1/4 ounce) package unflavored gelatin
- 1 cup whipping cream
- 1 tablespoon vanilla
- 1⁄3 cup sugar
- 1⁄2 cup ricotta cheese, extra creamy
- 1⁄2 cup whipping cream
- 1 ounce semisweet chocolate
- 1 tablespoon milk
- 1 tablespoon orange-flavored liqueur
- Into a small bowl haul and half or slice strawberries.
- Add brown sugar and coat strawberries, set aside.
- Pour warm milk into a small dish and sprinkle with gelitin, set aside.
- In a sauce pan over medium heat bring cream, vanilla,and sugar to a boil, stirring constantly.
- Let boil about 2 minutes.
- Remove from heat add the gelitin mixture stir until desolved.
- In a small bowl add 1/2 cream to richotta and blend until smooth and creamy.
- Beat the cheese mixture into the hot cream mixture, until well blended.
- Pour into small greased ramikins or jelly molds.
- Put into refrigerator for at least 4 hrs to set.
- Draw the edge of a knife arount the inside of the ramikin to loosen or put in a hot water bath for 20 seconds then turn out onto a serving dish.
- In the microwave melt chocolate and milk, add liquior and stir to blend well.
- Pour over panna cotta.
- Top with strawberries.
Very nice taste, strawberries and creamy and chocolate. It's not difficult to make either, just that there are several separate components to be mixed and combined. This was the first time I made panna cotta, so I don't really have any good comparison.
This is amazing. It is wonderful for Mother's Day.
10 stars !!! The texture of the Panna Cotta is soft and light and devine, the chocolate-orange sauce is perfect and adding the strawberries into the equasion is heavenly. Serve THIS to your next dinner guests and I defy them not to be impressed. I had some rectangle shaped metal moulds and some smaller round ones ( Gift from Zaar member Pets'R'us ) and both were brilliant for this panna cotta. The only and only change that I made was that I added a tad more Grande Marnia than the recipe called for... ok more than a tad LOL... opps and a bit more chocolate too. It's SO easy to make the panna cotta the evening before your dinner party and put the rest together at the last minute. Please see my rating system: 5 excellent stars for a recipe that stunningly takes the fruit, sauce and panna cotta and make it into a match made in heaven. I still have the rest of panna cottas and more strawberries and sauce in the fridge and I needed to force myself not to make a whole new plate and devour it ALL. DH assures me that "leftovers will be NO problem Honey", he offered to "take care of" the rest too, we may come to blows ! If I was served this as an expensive restaurant I would be one happy diner. How excellent that I can make this at home. Thanks !