Panna Cotta with Pineapple Jelly

Nicolette van Niekerk
    Panna Cotta Panna Cotta with Pineapple Jelly   Preparation Time: 20 minutes Setting Time: 2 hours Serves: 4   Ingredients For the panna cotta 1 Tablespoon powdered gelatin 250ml milk 250ml double cream 5 ml Vanilla Essence 25g sugar For the Jelly 1 Packet Pineapple flavoured Jelly (80g) 225ml Boiling water 225ml Cold water To serve 4 sprigs fresh mint   Method
  1. Prepare the gelatin by placing cold water in a small bowl and sprinkling with gelatine while whisking with a fork. Set aside for 5 minutes or until spongy.
  2. To make the panna cotta, place the milk, cream, vanilla and sugar into a pan and bring to a simmer.
  3. Wait a few minutes to cool down and add the gelatin then stirring until the gelatin has dissolved.
  4. Prepare the Pineapple jelly by emptying the contents into a mixing bowl. Stir in boiling water until all gelatin granules is dissolved then add the cold water and mix well.
  5. Divide the pineapple mixture among four ramekins and leave to cool in the fridge for 1 hour. Add the Panna Cotta mixture to the already set jelly mixture and also place in the fridge for another 1 hour or until set or visa versa making different layers in the dessert.
  6. To serve, turn each panna cotta out onto a serving plate. Spoon over warm custard or garnish with a sprig of mint.
Panna Cotta and Pineapple