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Cranberry Panna Cotta

Cranberry Panna Cotta

Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Author anshie


Cranberry Coulis

  • 1.5 tsp unflavored gelatin
  • 1.5 tsp cool water
  • 6 oz Fresh or frozen Cranberries
  • 1 medium blood orange
  • 6 oz Sugar
  • 3 oz Water
  • ¼ tsp grated nutmeg
  • 1 Tbs Grand Marnier

Panna Cotta

  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 2 1/4 teaspoons
  • 2 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbs Grand Marnier
  • 1/8 tsp grated nutmeg
  • 16 oz Greek yogurt


Cranberry coulis

  1. Zest the orange with a microplane grater. Reserve the zest and then extract the juice from the same orange.

  2. Bloom the gelatin (place gelatin powder in cold water) and set aside for about 5 minutes

  3. Bring cranberries, sugar, orange juice, orange zest and water to a boil in a non reactive saucepan. Simmer for 4- 5 minutes, until cranberries start popping and getting soft.

  4. Remove from heat and using an immersion blender puree until smooth.
  5. Strain the puree. Add in the nutmeg and the Grand Marnier and the gelatin and mix until gelatin dissolves.
  6. Pour a layer in glasses. I tilted the glasses after pouring.
  7. Set aside for 30 min to an hour to let the gelatin set.

Panna Cotta

  1. When the cranberry coulis sets in the glasses, make the panna cotta.
  2. In a small bowl, sprinkle the gelatin over the cold water; let stand until softened, 5 minutes.
  3. In a small saucepan, bring the cream and sugar to a simmer.
  4. Take off the heat, stir in the gelatin mix until dissolved. Mix in the Grand Marnier, the vanilla and the nutmeg.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk the yogurt until smooth. Slowly whisk in the cream.
  6. Allow to cool slightly.

  7. Gently, pour the mixture into the glasses with the cranberry. Let it set for at least 4 hours before serving.
  8. Serve with sugared cranberries on top.

Recipe Notes

Total time required for the recipe doesn't take into account the wait time for the gelatin to set.