chocolate panna cotta
The panna cotta is a classic Italian dessert, its ingredients are very basic and the result is a delight, it is made with cream, sugar and gelling agents, there are many varieties of panna cotta, such as strawberry panna cotta, coconut panna cotta, caramel panna cotta, chocolate panna cotta...
The panna cotta has a very creamy and smooth texture and best of all, it is a dessert that is made in a few minutes, although it takes a time in the refrigerator between 4 and 5 hrs, but it is well worth the wait.
Today we will show you how to prepare a delicious chocolate panna cotta, perfect for celebrations such as Christmas, family celebrations or simply to close with a flourish our meals! Follow our step by step videos below where we will explain in detail how to make chocolate panna cotta!
Ingredients To Prepare chocolate panna cotta
400 ml. of whipping cream
5 g. of powdered neutral gelatine
2 tablespoons of water to hydrate the gelatin
100 g. powdered sugar
170 g. dark chocolate for dessert (70% cocoa)
Cocoa powder for decorating
Crushed pistachios to decorate
How To Make chocolate panna cotta
We begin the preparation of our chocolate panna cotta, to do this, add the 2 tablespoons of water to our gelatin to hydrate it (reserve), then in a pot over medium low heat, add the cream, chocolate and let it melt, when we see that the chocolate is completely melted, add the powdered sugar and integrate very well (turn off the heat).
Step 1: How To Make chocolate panna cotta
Add the previously hydrated gelatin and mix until it is perfectly integrated, then distribute the panna cotta mixture in molds (the ones you prefer) and take it to the refrigerator for 4 to 5 hours or until you see that the panna cotta is perfectly curdled.
Step 2: How To Make chocolate panna cotta
After the time, remove from the refrigerator, add a little cocoa powder on top, a little crushed pistachio and we have our chocolate panna cotta ready! enjoy!
Step 3: How To Make chocolate panna cotta
Tips To Prepare chocolate panna cotta
When melting the chocolate, remember to use a medium low temperature, it should never boil.
The chocolate to be used for this chocolate panna cotta recipe is a special dark chocolate for desserts with 70% cocoa.
In this chocolate panna cotta recipe, we use neutral gelatin powder, but you can also use gelatin in sheets (2 sheets) always hydrating about 10 minutes in water.
When adding the cocoa powder to decorate the panna cotta, use a small sieve and sprinkle.
You can also accompany this chocolate panna cotta with a topping of strawberries, orange, red fruits or with grated chocolate, chocolate syrup or whatever you like!
What can we accompany this recipe with?
The chocolate panna cotta is a perfect dessert for celebrations such as Christmas, family celebrations or simply to close with a flourish our meals!
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