Panna Cotta with Raspberry Sauce

Serve this refrigerated panna cotta with homemade raspberry sauce – a delicious dessert made using half-and-half and unflavored gelatin.

  • prep time 5 min
  • total time 4 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 4

Ingredients

2
cups fat-free half-and-half
1 1/2
teaspoons unflavored gelatin
1/4
cup sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
Dash of salt

Raspberry Sauce

3
tablespoons sugar
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1/3
cup water
1
box (10 oz) frozen raspberries in syrup, thawed and undrained
  • 1 Pour half-and-half into 1 1/2-quart saucepan. Sprinkle gelatin evenly on cold half-and-half. Let stand 10 minutes.
  • 2 Heat half-and-half mixture over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes, stirring constantly, until gelatin is dissolved and mixture is just beginning to simmer (do not allow to boil). Remove from heat.
  • 3 Stir in sugar, vanilla and salt until sugar is dissolved.
  • 4 Pour mixture into four 1/2-cup ramekins or 6-oz custard cups. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate about 4 hours or until set.
  • 5 Meanwhile, make raspberry sauce. In 1-quart saucepan, mix sugar and cornstarch. Stir in water and raspberries. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Strain sauce through a strainer into bowl to remove seeds if desired. Serve sauce warm or cool. Store covered in refrigerator up to 10 days.
  • 6 When ready to serve, run thin knife around edge of each panna cotta. Dip bottom of each ramekin into bowl of very hot water for 5 seconds. Immediately place serving plate upside down onto each ramekin; turn plate and ramekin over and remove ramekin. Serve with sauce.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    250
    (
    Calories from Fat
    15),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    2g
    2%
    (Saturated Fat
    1g,
    1%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    5mg
    5%;
    Sodium
    210mg
    210%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    53g
    53%
    (Dietary Fiber
    3g
    3%
      Sugars
    44g
    44%
    ),
    Protein
    4g
    4%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    0%;
    Vitamin C
    10%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    2%;
    Exchanges:
    1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 2 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    3 1/2
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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