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Chocolate & Vanilla Panna Cotta With Cherry Sauce

Struggle Meals - "Valentine's Day"

15
Prep Time
(minutes)
480
Cook Time
(minutes)
2
Servings

Ingredients

  • Chocolate layer:
  • 1/2 teaspoon gelatin
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 cup dark chocolate chips
  • Vanilla layer:
  • 1/2 teaspoon gelatin
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Cherry sauce:
  • 1/2 cup frozen cherries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1/4 cup water plus 2 tablespoons
  • 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch

Steps

  1. For the chocolate layer: Mix warm water with gelatin; stir until gelatin dissolves.
  2. In a small saucepan add heavy cream, milk and sugar. Add gelatin and heat just to a boil. Remove from heat and whisk in the chocolate.
  3. Divide between 2 jars and place in the refrigerator (put a plastic wrap layer flush on top of the cream to avoid a skin) to set for at least 4 hours.
  4. For the vanilla layer: Mix warm water with gelatin; stir until gelatin dissolves.
  5. In a small saucepan add heavy cream, milk and sugar. Add gelatin and vanilla and heat just to a boil. Remove from heat, allow to cool slightly, then divide between the two jars. Place in refrigerator to set for another 4 hours.
  6. For the cherry sauce: Bring the cherries, sugar and 1/4 cup water to a boil, then turn down to simmer.
  7. Mix 2 tablespoons water with cornstarch and add that to the cherries. Cook while stirring constantly for a few more minutes until thick. Allow to cool before using.
  8. To serve top each panna cotta with cherry sauce.