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MANGO AND VANILLA PANNA COTTA

mayurisjikoni
Mango & Vanilla Panna Cotta is molded chilled Italian dessert with layers of vanilla and mango. Smooth, velvety and so delectable. A melt in mouth kind of dessert, panna cotta is easy to make.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Chilling Time 8 hrs
Total Time 8 hrs 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine fusion
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

Ingredients for the Vanilla Layer:

  • 2 cups double/whipping cream
  • cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 packet gelatin (7g or 2½ tsp)

Ingredients for the Mango Layer:

  • 2 cups fresh mango puree thick
  • 1/2 cup water/mango juice
  • 1 packet gelatin (7g /2½ tsp)
  • 2-4 tbsp sugar
  • ½ tsp cinnamon or ginger powder optional

Topping:

  • fresh fruit, or chopped mango, or nuts

Instructions
 

Preparation of the Vanilla Layer:

  • Put the milk in a small saucepan.
  • Sprinkle the gelatin over it and mix gently.
  • Let the mixture rest or bloom for 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime, pour 2 cups of whipping or double cream into a pouring jug.
  • Get your bowls, glasses or ramekins ready for the dessert.
  • After 10 minutes, put the saucepan over low heat.
  • Add sugar and keep stirring till the gelatin and sugar have dissolved.
  • Let the mixture become hot but not boiling hot.
  • Pour the hot gelatin mixture into the cream.
  • Add vanilla extract and mix well.
  • Pour the vanilla mixture equally into the bowls or glasses, half way.
  • Put the bowls or glasses in the fridge and let the panna cotta set for 2 hours or overnight.

Preparation of the Mango Layer:

  • Put the water or juice in a small saucepan.
  • Sprinkle the gelatin over it and mix gently.
  • Let the mixture rest or bloom for 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime, pour 2 cups of fresh mango puree or pulp into a pouring jug.
  • After 10 minutes, put the saucepan over low heat.
  • Add sugar and keep stirring till the gelatin and sugar have dissolved.
  • Let the mixture become hot but not boiling hot.
  • Pour the hot gelatin mixture into the mango pulp.
  • Add spices if using any and mix well.
  • Pour the mango mixture equally on top of the set vanilla panna cotta.Pour over a turned spoon so that the vanilla layer does not get disturbed.
  • Put the bowls or glasses in the fridge and let the mango layer set till firm. This will take about 2 hours or more.
  • Add a topping of your choice or leave it plain and serve chilled.

Notes

  • Use a fruit of your choice instead of mango.
  • Make vanilla panna cotta and serve it with a fruit sauce.
  • Adding spices is optional.
  • To make the layers more fancy, put the glasses slanting in a muffin tray. Pour the layer till it just about reaches the edge of the glass. Let it set. Stand the glasses vertically and pour the second layer. Put the glasses in the fridge to set.
Keyword Mango and Vanilla Panna Cotta, Mango Pannacotta