Saturday 27 July 2013

Chocolate Panna Cotta by Lily Chua

Chocolate Panna Cotta by Lily Chua

Recipe from FamiIy Circle

1/4 cup milk
1 teaspoon unflavoured gelatin
2/3 cup of half and half
2 tablespoons sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped semisweet chocolate
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
Pinch of salt

Note :
To make half and half - use a cup of milk less 2 tablespoons and add in 1 1/2 tablespoons melted butter

Method :
1. Place milk in saucepan, sprinkle with gelatin and let stand for 5 minutes. Stir over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes just until gelatin dissolves, do not let milk boil.

2. Add half and half, sugar, chocolate, vanilla and salt, and whisk constantly over medium high heat 4- 5 minutes or until sugar dissolves and chocolate has melted.  Remove from heat and cool slightly.  Pour into a 8 ounce ramekin and chill overnight.

3.  To serve, dip ramekin into bowl of hot water for about 30 seconds, then invert onto serving plate. Garnish with strawberries and chocolate sauce.

This Panna Cotta is large enough to share by 2 persons.

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