Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Nutella panna cotta

Nutella panna cotta / Panna cotta de Nutella

I had lunch with a friend the other day and she ordered Nutella cheesecake for dessert – “I’ve never had Nutella cheesecake in my life, but it must be good – anything with Nutella is good”, she said.

Well, I have to agree with Luciane, anything with Nutella is good, indeed – including panna cotta. :)

Nutella panna cotta
slightly adapted from The Craft of Baking

1 tablespoon powdered gelatin
1 cup Nutella
¼ teaspoon salt
1 ½ cups (360ml) heavy cream
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup (240ml) whole milk

In a medium bowl, whisk together the gelatin and 3 tablespoons cold water.
Put the Nutella and salt in a medium bowl and set aside.
In a medium saucepan, bring the cream and vanilla to a boil. Pour 1/3 of the hot cream mixture over the gelatin and whisk it well. Then pour the gelatin mixture back into the remaining cream.
Pour about 1/3 of the cream mixture over the Nutella. Whisk well to form a smooth paste. Add the remaining cream mixture and whisk well to combine. Whisk in the milk.
Strain the mixture through a fine sieve into a bowl, then divide it among eight ramekins, glasses or cups. Refrigerate until set, about 3 hours – the panna cotta can be kept, loosely covered with plastic wrap, in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
They can be served in the ramekins or dipped in hot water and unmolded onto a serving plate.

Serves 8

19 comments:

culinography said...

Mmmmm... I've never met a recipe containing Nutella that I didn't like. These sound wonderful!

wendyywy @ Table for 2 or more..... said...

yummy, I love nutella and anything with nutella.

Xara said...

Nice idea!!!!
Thanks!

Snooky doodle said...

Nutella!! yummy!!!

Mercè said...

Wwwwwwwwwoooww!!! I love Nutella and combined with the pannacotta, it must be a delicious treat! ;)

WizzyTheStick said...

This is fabulous. My niece sends her thanks. She loves Nutella in any form.

Peabody said...

Oh my yes. I have been on such a Nutella kick as of late. I am so in love with this right now.

Damaris said...

I found you via the food librarian. To my surprise voce tambem eh brasileira. otimo!

nutella is delish, I eat that stuff bu the spoon full.

Paula said...

that`s an amazing idea!

Karmel-itka. said...

mmm...
amazing...
yummy!

lynnette said...

I love Panna Cotta and just so happens that I have all the ingredients handy- I must try this!!

Mika said...

I think your friend is right...I think I will love even a shoe with nutella...

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

this is amazing good !

oneordinaryday said...

Wonderful! I love seeing Nutella recipes!

Patricia Scarpin said...

Michelle, thank you! Hope you like this one, too!

Wendy, me too. :)
Tks!

Xara, thank you for stopping by!

Natalie, thank you!

Mercè, they go really well together, thank you, sweetie!

Wizzy, and I'm sending your nice a big hug. :)

Pea, hope you give this a go, dearie!

Damaris, thank you for stopping by!
Beijo!

Paula, thank you!

Karmel-itka, thank you for visiting!

Lynnette, thank you for stopping by! Hope you try it!

Mika, hahahaha, you made me laugh! :)

Sonia, thank you for visiting!

One Ordinary Day, thank you! I love it too! :)

M. said...

oh, my!!! nutella panna cotta...divine!!!
beautiful and tasty photo, too. :)

Laura said...

This recipe was so incredible. Thank you for sharing.

Patricia Scarpin said...

Laura, thank YOU for letting me know how the recipe turned out! I'm so glad to hear you liked it!

Morsels of Life said...

I've never made panna cotta before, but this recipe with NUTELLA is definitely motivation!

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