Orange Panna Cotta with Cranberry Syrup


Preparation15 minutes
Cook time20 minutes
ServingsServes 8


    For the panna cotta:
  • 2 cups of Half and Half
  • 1 cup of Heavy Cream
  • 1/2 cup of Water
  • 2 Envelopes (1/4 ounce each) of Unflavored Gelatin
  • 1/3 cup of Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup of White Chocolate Chips
  • Zest of 1 Small Orange
  • 2 tsp of Vanilla Extract
  • For the cranberry syrup:
  • 12 oz bag of Cranberries
  • 1 cup of Sugar
  • Juice of 2 Oranges
  • Zest of 1 Orange


    1) Start with the panna cotta. In a small bowl, add the water and sprinkle the gelatin over the top, set it aside for a few minutes.

    2) In a saucepan, add the heavy cream, half and half, orange zest and sugar and bring to a simmer.

    3) Once itís at a simmer, remove from the heat, add the gelatin mixture along with the white chocolate chips and vanilla and whisk until they melt and you have a smooth mixture.

    4) Pour the cream mixture in your serving glasses and pop them in the fridge.

    5) NExt, work on the cranberry mixture. In a saucepan, add the cranberries, sugar, orange juice and zest and cook on medium heat for about 15 minutes.

    6) Strain the cranberries through a sieve making sure to press on them to release all the juices.

    7) Allow the cranberry syrup to cool in the fridge for an hour then give it a good stir to loosen it, then top the panna cotta with it and allow it to set for about 4 hours.

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