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chocolate panna cotta

chocolate panna cotta

Chocolate panna cotta is a decadent and luscious dessert. We use dark chocolate and milk chocolate for the perfect mix of silky texture and cacao flavor. It also couldn’t be easier!

Ingredients

chocolate panna cotta

  • 1/4 cup cold milk
  • 1 tsp powdered gelatin 
  • 2 1/4 cups heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • pinch of salt
  • 10 oz bittersweet chocolate, chopped
  • 8 oz milk chocolate, chopped
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • sugared pine nuts (recipe below), for garnish
  • shaved chocolate, for garnish

sugared pine nuts

  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1/2 cup sugar, divided
  • 3/4 cup pine nuts (could substitute blanched almonds, chopped)
  • flaky salt

Instructions

chocolate panna cotta

sugared pine nuts

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Combine 2 tbsp water and 1/4 cup sugar in a small pot over medium heat, stirring until sugar has dissolved. Alternatively, heat in a glass measuring cup in the microwave. Let cool. 
  3. Place pine nuts in a medium bowl and toss with 1 1/2 tsp syrup until fully coated. Add remaining 1/4 cup sugar and a pinch of flaky salt and toss to coat. Spread in an even layer on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, 8- 10 minutes. Let cool completely. Store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

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