This Classic Panna cotta recipe is a traditional Italian dessert that is made with cream, milk, sugar, vanilla and gelatin. Our easy to prepare recipe can be prepared in advance. It looks and tastes wonderful with ripe red fruits or a thick caramel sauce.
SOAK the gelatin leaves in a little cold water until soft.
REMOVE the seeds from the vanilla pod and place in a saucepan along with the pod
ADD the cream and sugar to the pan and on a low heat bring to simmer.
TAKE the pan from the heat
SQUEEZE the water out of the gelatin leaves and stir into the cream mixture until they have dissolved
REMOVE the vanilla pod and discard
COAT the insides of the ramekins/little bowls you are using with water or marlsala and divide the mixture into the 4 bowls and leave to cool.
PLACE into the fridge to set for at least an hour.
BLITZ together the raspberries, icing sugar and marsala wine. Set aside.
SERVE by dipping each ramekin into a bowl of hot water to help loosen and turn each panna cotta out onto a serving dish
TOP with the raspberry sauce