low-carb panna cotta with berries

low-carb panna cotta with berries

low-carb panna cotta with berries

This low-carb panna cotta with berries is so quick and easy to make.

  • 30 mins + refrigeration
  • 6
  • Intermediate

INGREDIENTS

  • 250ml full-cream milk
  • 15ml gelatine powder
  • 500ml cream
  • 60ml xylitol
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 8ml vanilla essence

FOR THE SAUCE 

  • 500ml fresh or frozen berries
  • 5ml lemon juice
  • 45ml xylitol

METHOD

  1. Place the milk in a saucepan and sprinkle the gelatine on top. Allow to stand for 3-5 minutes or until the gelatine has softened.
  2. Heat on low, stirring, for 4-5 minutes, until the gelatine dissolves and the mixture is steaming. Do not boil the mixture.
  3. Add the cream, xylitol, zest and vanilla, and continue stirring for about 5 minutes, until the xylitol is fully dissolved and the mixture is steaming. Do not boil the mixture. Remove from heat and cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Divide into 6 glasses or ramekins. Refrigerate for 4-6 hours or until set.
  5. For the berry sauce, combine 250ml of the berries and the remaining ingredients. Bring to a low boil and cook for about 5 minutes or until it reaches a syrupy consistency.
  6. Stir in the remaining berries and remove from heat. When the syrup is at room temperature, spoon it over
    the top of the chilled panna cottas.

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Magazine issue date: August, 2016


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