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Lemongrass Panna Cotta with Passion Fruit


Description

Creamy panna cotta made with coconut milk and cream infused with lemongrass. Served with fresh passion fruit on top, this dessert tastes sweetly tropical. #desserts #sweets #easyentertaining #pannacotta #coconut


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Ingredients

  • 400 ml (13.5 oz) heavy cream
  • 200 ml (6.8 oz) coconut milk
  • 2 tsp powdered gelatin
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 lemongrass stalks (washed and cut lengthwise)
  • 45 passion fruits

Instructions

  1. Combine heavy cream, sugar and lemongrass stalks and stir together.
  2. Pour coconut milk into a medium sized bowl and sprinkle with the gelatin.  Stir together and let sit for 3-5 minutes.
  3. Slowly bring cream mixture to a boil on low-med heat.  The cream should take on the flavor of the lemongrass and the mixture should be smooth with the sugar completely dissolved.
  4. Gently boil for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Remove lemongrass stalks.  You can pick it out a fork or run it through a sieve
  6. Add coconut milk with gelatin mixture to the hot cream and mix well.   Make sure to rub a pinch of it between your fingers to make sure it is smooth with no bits of grit.
  7. Pour into ramekins, small bowls or small glasses (whatever you think is a good size, about 1/2 cup).
  8. Cover with plastic cling film and place to cool and set in the fridge overnight.
  9. When ready to eat, dip the bottom half of the ramekin/bowl/glass in hot water to loosen it from the container and transfer to a plate.  (You can skip this part if you want and just eat it straight from the ramekin/bowl/or glass as I do)
  10. Cut open passion fruit and spoon the fruit over the panna cotta. You can use as little or as much fruit as you like.  I prefer 1 passion fruit per every panna cotta serving.
  11. Serves 4-5. Eat and enjoy!

  • Category: Desserts
  • Cuisine: Fusion

Keywords: panna cotta, coconut, lemongrass, desserts, sweets

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