This Double Mango Panna Cotta Recipe makes the most delicious and light Summer Dessert. Super creamy and packed with flavour, this Panna Cotta with Mango is a great make-ahead dessert for parties, barbecues or gatherings!
250ml (1 cup)Full Cream Milkor Dairy-Free Milk if required
250ml (1 cup)Heavy / Thickened Creamor Dairy-Free Cream if required
40gr (3 tablespoons)Caster Sugar
180ml (3/4 cup)Mango Coulis(keep the rest of the coulis for the toppings)
7gr (2 teaspoons)Gelatine Powderwith a little bit of cold water
1Lime, Zest Only
the rest of the Mango Coulis
Suggestion: Fresh Mango Cubes, fresh Mint and Desiccated Coconutto taste
Prepare the Mango Coulis following to these instructions (same quantities). It can be prepared up to a week in advance and kept in the fridge or frozen. See note 1 if substituting for mango puree.
Mango Panna Cotta
Place the Milk, Cream, Sugar, Mango Coulis and Vanilla Paste(optional) in a small pot and mix well. Place on the stove on a low to medium heat until it starts to simmer (see note 2) Remove from the stove.
While the liquids are heating up, place the Gelatine Powder in a small Bowl and stir in a little bit of cold water to dissolve (see note 3).
Away from the heat, add the dissolved Gelatine to the hot Liquid and whisk well to combine until fully melted.
Add the Lime Zest and whisk to combine.
Directly pour into individual serving cups and place in the fridge to set for at least 2 hours or until set (see note 4).
Just before serving, pour the rest of the Mango Coulis over each set mango panna cotta.
Optional: finish the dessert with som fresh Mango Cubes, some fresh Mint and Desiccated Coconut - to taste
The Mango Coulis can be substituted with about 500 grams / 1 pounds of Blended Mango. But the Mango layer will not be as thick or flavourful as with the Mango Coulis.
Make sure to stay close as milk/cream tend to start boiling (and burning) very quickly when left unattended.
I added about 2 tablespoons of cold water to the 2 teaspoons of gelatine.
Make sure to cover the cups to insure the panna cottas don't absorb odours from the fridge. It can be kept in the fridge overnight as well, or up to 2 days before adding the toppings and serving.