Cappuccino Panna Cotta

No I haven’t had too much wine and you don’t have to adjust your screens. That is indeed panna cotta cleverly placed inside the most adorable Le Creuset cappuccino cups. You all know how much of a coffee person I am. If I don’t have my morning cup it’s not pretty. It’s best for everyone who encounters me that I do. Now I can  have my morning fix in style thanks to the new Cafe’ Collection from Le Creuset.

If you’re having people over for dinner, make panna cotta for dessert. It’s easy and impressive. Restaurants would like you to believe it’s one of the most complicated desserts on the planet, because surely at $7+ a serving it must be complicated and require all kinds of special equipment. Wrong. It takes about 10 minutes to make and then you set it and forget it. This version combines my love of coffee and panna cotta and might just be my new favorite flavor of panna cotta. It’s creamy, luscious and looks even better when served in these great cappuccino cups.

Now who wants to win a set of Le Creuset’s Cafe Collection?

EDITED TO ADD: Contest has ended. Thank you for your entries. Winner is #200 Kate  @ Food Babbles and has been notified via email.

 

GIVEAWAY includes:

Le Creuset Café Collection Set in CHERRY

 

  • French Press
  • Set of 2 Cappuccino Cups and Saucers
  • Cream and Sugar Set
  • Set of 6 Teaspoons
  • Coffee Storage Jar
  • Mug

 

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Legal Schmegal: Contest is open to US addresses (sorry to our international friends). Contest is open through Friday, April 27th, 2012 midnight EST. One winner will be drawn by random number generator. Winner has 48 hours to confirm or an alternate winner will be drawn.

Baci!

Disclaimer: Le Creuset has provided me with a review set and is providing the exact set plus shipping to one lucky bell’alimento reader. I was not compensated for this campaign. My opinions are my own. Always have been. Always will be.

Cappuccino Panna Cotta

What You Will Need:

  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 shot espresso
  • .25 ounce {1 packet} Knox gelatin
  • 3 tablespoons cold water

What To Do:

  1. Place cream, sugar into a sauce pan and heat over medium heat. Stirring frequently with a wooden spoon. When sugar is well combined with cream add espresso continue cooking until it nears boiling. Remove from heat.
  2. WHILE cream is cooking, into a small ramekin add cold water. Sprinkle gelatin package on top of water. Set aside.
  3. When cream mixture is complete and while it’s still warm add gelatin mixture. Whisk together until well combined.
  4. Equally divide the mixture into cappuccino cups. Place in refrigerator to set up for a minimum of 2 hours OR until firm.
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