Lemon and mixed Berry Panna Cotta

As part of Bluebird Creative‘s March supplier series, Lauren, Creative Director went behind the scenes of MonAnnie. As a result Fen, founder, pieced together a delicious dreamy recipe straight from her kitchen. We think it’s the perfect treat for an Easter evening.

We would love to see pictures of your delicious Panna Cotta and hear your feedback on how you’ve got on.

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Lemon and mixed berry Panna Cotta

Serves: 10 in mini 12oz dessert bowls

Preperation time: 10 minutes.

Cooking time: 10 minutes plus 1 hour for chilling.

Equipment: Saucepan, mixing bowl, spatula, jug and dessert bowls.


For the lemon Panna Cotta;

2 sheets of leaf gelatine

Zest of 1 lemon

Juice of half a lemon

65ml milk

1tsp vanilla extract

65g white chocolate (chopped to roughly the same size)

150ml whipping cream

150ml double cream

For the mixed berry compote;

130g raspberries

140g chopped strawberries

50g blueberries (halved)

1tsp vanilla extract

1tsp cinnamon

30g sugar


For the lemon Panna Cotta;

Soak the gelatine leaves in water for about 5mins until softened

In a saucepan heat the milk, vanilla extract, lemon zest and juice

Bring the mixture to the boil.

Squeeze the excess water out of the softened gelatine

Add the gelatine to the boiling mixture and turn off the heat

Stir the mixture continuously until all the gelatine has dissolved

Add the white chocolate and stir until melted

Stir in the cream and mix until combined

Pour the mixture into a jug and allow it to cool for about 10mins

Once cool, transfer in to your bowls of choice

Let the panna cotta set in the fridge for an hour

For the mixed berry compote;

In a saucepan combine the fruit, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla.

Heat the mixture until all the sugar has dissolved and the mixture has thickened a little.

Remove from the heat and set aside to cool for about 20mins.

It’s all in the presentation…

Once the compote has cooled, spoon some over your chilled panna cotta. For some added crunch, crumble some of your favourite biscuits and sprinkle on top! Voila.

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