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Brown Sugar Panna Cotta

This Brown Sugar Panna Cotta is a simple Italian dessert made with cream set with gelatin. The brown sugar gives it a caramel-like color and flavor.

October 3rd, 2017

From BEST OF BRIDGE SUNDAY SUPPERS , by Best of Bridge

The name panna cotta is not mentioned in Italian cookbooks before the 1960s, yet it is often cited as a traditional dessert of the northern Italian region of Piedmont. This Brown Sugar Panna Cotta is a simple Italian dessert made with cream set with gelatin. The brown sugar gives it a caramel-like color and flavour.  
Servings
6
Ingredients
  • 4 cups- half-and-half (10%) cream 1 L
  • 1 tbsp- unflavoured gelatin 15 mL
  • 1⁄3 cup- packed dark brown sugar 75 mL
  • Pinch of salt
  • Fresh berries
Directions
  1. Pour cream into a medium saucepan and sprinkle gelatin over top. Let stand for a few minutes to soften. Place over medium-high heat and bring to a simmer, whisking in brown sugar and salt until sugar is dissolved.

  2. Divide among six 1⁄2-cup (125 mL) ramekins or custard cups (if you want to unmold them, spray them with nonstick cooking spray first). Refrigerate for 3 hours or until set. Unmold onto small plates or serve in the ramekins, topped with a few berries.

Brown Sugar Panna Cotta
Matt Johannsson, Reflector Inc.

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