Our Espresso & Vanilla Panna Cotta is the best dessert you can make for those who like their creamy desserts with a coffee kick.
What You Need
Original recipe yields 6 servings
1 env. KNOX Unflavored Gelatine
1-1/2 cups half-and-half, divided
1/2 cup sugar, divided
1/2 vanilla bean, split
1/2 cup brewed espresso or brewed strong black coffee
1 pkg. (8 oz.) PHILADELPHIA Neufchatel Cheese, cubed, softened
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Let's Make It
Sprinkle gelatine over 1/2 cup half-and-half in medium saucepan. Let stand 5 min. Stir in remaining half-and-half and 1/4 cup sugar. Scrape vanilla bean seeds into pan; cook on low heat 5 min. or until gelatine is completely dissolved, stirring frequently. (Do not let mixture come to boil.) Refrigerate 30 min.
Meanwhile, cook and stir coffee and remaining sugar in separate saucepan on medium-high heat 2 to 3 min. or until sugar is dissolved; simmer on medium-low heat 5 to 6 min. or until thickened to syrup-like consistency. Pour into 6 (1/2-cup) espresso cups.
Pour gelatine mixture into blender. Add Neufchatel; blend until smooth. Spoon into espresso cups. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.
Enjoy these sweet treats that have built-in portion control.
Garnish with fresh berries and mint sprigs just before serving.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g
Saturated Fat 10g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 20g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.