Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta Recipe

Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta

Looking for some fancy Italian desserts? This Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta will surely fit into the requirements of your table and taste buds.

Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta is an Italian dessert that is made with buttermilk and heavy cream molded by gelatin.

With the sweetness of sugar and the richness of the cream, this recipe will blow your mind with its simplicity and uniqueness.

So let’s see how you can make it.

How to Make Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta?

In contrast to its name, Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta is an easy-to-make recipe that needs less preparation and more chilling. So most of the work in this recipe is done by the refrigerator.

Mix some gelatin in water and let it soften. In a saucepan add buttermilk, granulated sugar, and heavy cream. Simmer them and then add vanilla essence and softened gelatin. Mix again to dissolve the gelatin fully.

Cool down the mixture in an ice-cold water bath until it is lukewarm. Then pour into ramekins and refrigerate for 4 hours. After chilling, take out and apply a cut in each panna cotta with a sharp knife.

Place on serving dishes upside down. Release panna cotta and top with honey and fruit chunks. It takes only 20 minutes of your effort to make this heavenly dessert.

Ingredients for Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta Recipe

To make Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta, you need the following ingredients:

  • Heavy cream = ½ cup
  • Powdered gelatin = 1 tbsp
  • Buttermilk = 3-½ cups
  • Water = 2 tbsp
  • Vanilla extract = ½ tsp
  • Granulated sugar = ⅓ cup
  • Fresh fruit and honey = for serving

Step-by-Step Guide for Making Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta Recipe

Follow this step-by-step guide to make Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta:

Step 1

Take a small bowl and add some water to it. Then add the gelatin powder slowly. Stir gently so that the gelatin powder distributes in water evenly. Then, the bow is unbothered on a side so the gelatin can soften. It will take 2-4 minutes.

Step 2

Get your serving dishes for buttermilk vanilla panna cotta ready and set them aside.

Step 3 

Take a large bowl and add ice in it up to half of the bowl. Then add water to make an ice-cold water bath and also place it on a side.

Step 4

Take a saucepan and add granulated sugar, buttermilk, and cream in it. Mix them and cook until they start to simmer. Then take the saucepan away from the heat and add vanilla extract. Mix gently and add softened gelatin mixture to it. Stir the mixture to completely dissolve the gelatin. It can take some minutes.

Step 5

After the gelatin is dissolved, place the saucepan in the ice-cold water bath you prepared earlier. Keep in view that the saucepan should not be so deep in water that it starts to sink in. Just make sure that water does not come in the saucepan. Whisk in and keep doing until the mixture turns lukewarm.

Step 6

Then pour it into ramekins and place them in the refrigerator. Chill for 4 hours or even overnight.

Step 7

When chilled for the desired time, take out the ramekins and run a sharp knife over the panna cotta in each ramekin. Then take your serving dishes and place the ramekins on them, inverted. Panna cotta will be released. 

Step 8

Top with honey and chunks of fresh fruit. Buttermilk vanilla panna cotta is ready. Bon Appetit!

Recipe Notes

  • You can also refrigerate the panna cotta for a period more than overnight. In that case, wrap the ramekins with plastic wrap and then cautiously press the cover to touch the surface of the panna cotta. It will prevent the formation of skin over the ramekin’s contents.
  • If panna cotta is not releasing from the ramekins, you can gently tap on the back of them to help release the panna cotta.
  • You can omit the honey and fresh fruit. They are just optional.

FAQs

Can I make Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta ahead of time?

If you think you will be short in time, you can make this recipe ahead of time too. Just make the panna cotta mixture and refrigerate it in the ramekins. Whenever needed to serve, cut, invert, and release them on serving dishes, garnish, and here you go!

How can I prevent the formation of skin on the top of  Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta during refrigeration?

To avoid this problem, wrap the ramekins with a plastic wrap and gently press the cover on the top of the panna cotta so that they are touching. It helps to prevent the formation of skin.

Can I replace buttermilk with regular milk?

You can replace buttermilk with regular milk but it will affect the taste of the recipe. The taste will not be genuine.

Closing

I hope you will enjoy this simple yet heavenly dessert. It is not always you get to make such an amazing and easy recipe that will be suited perfectly for your feast and satisfy your taste buds.

So try this out and tell me in the comments about your experience.

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Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta

Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta Recipe

Buttermilk Vanilla Panna Cotta is an Italian dessert that is made with buttermilk and heavy cream molded by gelatin. With the sweetness of sugar and the richness of the cream, this recipe will blow your mind with its simplicity and uniqueness.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Chilling Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup Heavy cream
  • 1 tbsp Powdered gelatin
  • 3-½ cups Buttermilk
  • 2 tbsp Water
  • ½ tsp Vanilla extract
  • cup Granulated sugar
  • Fresh fruit and honey, for serving

Instructions
 

  • Take a small bowl and add some water to it. Then add the gelatin powder slowly. Stir gently so that the gelatin powder distributes in water evenly. Then, the bow is unbothered on a side so the gelatin can soften. It will take 2-4 minutes.
  • Get your serving dishes for buttermilk vanilla panna cotta ready and set them aside.
  • Take a large bowl and add ice in it up to half of the bowl. Then add water to make an ice-cold water bath and also place it on a side.
  • Take a saucepan and add granulated sugar, buttermilk, and cream in it. Mix them and cook until they start to simmer. Then take the saucepan away from the heat and add vanilla extract. Mix gently and add softened gelatin mixture to it. Stir the mixture to completely dissolve the gelatin. It can take some minutes.
  • After the gelatin is dissolved, place the saucepan in the ice-cold water bath you prepared earlier. Keep in view that the saucepan should not be so deep in water that it starts to sink in. Just make sure that water does not come in the saucepan. Whisk in and keep doing until the mixture turns lukewarm.
  • Then pour it into ramekins and place them in the refrigerator. Chill for 4 hours or even overnight.
  • When chilled for the desired time, take out the ramekins and run a sharp knife over the panna cotta in each ramekin. Then take your serving dishes and place the ramekins on them, inverted. Panna cotta will be released. 
  • Top with honey and chunks of fresh fruit. Buttermilk vanilla panna cotta is ready. Bon Appetit!

Notes

Recipe Notes
  • You can also refrigerate the panna cotta for a period more than overnight. In that case, wrap the ramekins with plastic wrap and then cautiously press the cover to touch the surface of the panna cotta. It will prevent the formation of skin over the ramekin’s contents.
  • If panna cotta is not releasing from the ramekins, you can gently tap on the back of them to help release the panna cotta.
  • You can omit the honey and fresh fruit. They are just optional.
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