Panna Cotta with Balsamic Strawberries

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@SyiLuvsPastries

Panna Cotta con Fragole e Aceto Balsamico
I love the balsamic strawberries with this! The slight bite of the black pepper & the tartness of the balsamic vinegar goes really well with the sweetness of the strawberries. A nice surprise!



*This recipe was given to me by the chef I did my externship with as he had me make it for one of our catering events.


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Ingredients

2 Tbsp
water
1 1/4 tsp
gelatin, unflavored
2 3/4 c
whipping cream
1/2 c
plain goat's milk or whole milk yogurt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/2 c
granulated sugar
2 pt
strawberries, hulled, thinly sliced
3 Tbsp
balsamic vinegar
1 Tbsp
granulated sugar
1/2 tsp
freshly ground black pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare the Panna Cotta: Pour the water into a small bowl. Sprinkle the gelatin over the water. Let stand until softened, about 15 minutes.
2
Whisk 1 3/4 cup whipping cream, yogurt, and vanilla in a large bowl to blend. Heat the remaining 1 cup cream and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves and the cream comes to a simmer. Remove from heat. Add the gelatin mixture, stirring to dissolve the gelatin completely.
3
Mix the hot cream-gelatin mixture into the yogurt mixture in bowl. Spray 6 (3/4 cup) ramekins with non-stick spray. Divide the mixture among the six, using about 1/2 cup for each. Refrigerate the desserts uncovered until cold, then cover and refrigerate overnight.
4
PREPARE THE STRAWBERRIES: Toss the strawberries, vinegar, sugar, and pepper in a large bowl to combine. Let stand for 30 minutes, tossing occasionally. Spoon strawberries over the panna cotta and serve. -OR- With a knife, loosen the panna cotta from the sides of the ramekins. Dip the ramekins in hot water for about 10-15 seconds, then invert onto a serving plate. Top with strawberries.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts, Puddings