Blueberry and Mango Panna Cotta

March 27, 2022 - 09:37

with Home cook Xuân Kiều Kado from Kieu Kado JP & family channel

Mango Panna Cotta.  Photo courtesy of Xuân Kiều Kado

Panna Cotta is a dessert that originated in Italy and is loved around the world for its distinctive and unforgettable taste.

Home cook Xuân Kiều Kado will show you how to make blueberry and mango panna cotta at home with easy-to-find ingredients.

Serves: 4

Time: 3-4 hours


- For the Blueberry jelly: Blueberries 180g, Water 500ml, Sugar 80g, Gelatin 6g

- For the Mango jelly: Mango 180g, Water 400ml, Sugar 80g, Hot water 50ml, Gelatin 6g

- For the Panna Cotta layer: Fresh milk 200ml, Gelatin 6g, Fresh milk cream 200ml, Sugar 30g, Honey 10g, Lemon peel 1 piece

Note: Double the ingredients for the Panna Cotta layer if you want to make both mango and blueberry flavours at the same time


To make Blueberry jelly

- Cook blueberries in a pot of boiling water for about 5 minutes

- Filter out the blueberry pulp to get 400ml of coloured water

- Take out 50ml of coloured water, add gelatin powder and stir to dissolve. Then pour back into the remaining coloured water

- Add sugar and stir until dissolved

 - Pour the gelatin mixture into a clean glass

 - Put in the refrigerator to cool for 1-2 hours to solidify

Blueberry Panna Cotta.  Photo courtesy of Xuân Kiều Kado

To make Mango jelly

- Put the mango and water in the blender until smooth

- Pour the pureed mango into the cup. (If using frozen mango, you should put it in the microwave for 1-2 minutes to defrost)

- Put the gelatin powder in a separate bowl, add hot water and stir until dissolved

- Pour the gelatin mixture into the mango cup stir to dissolve. Add sugar and stir until dissolved

- Pour the prepared mixture into a clean glass. Place in the fridge for 1-2 hours

To make the Panna Cotta mixture

- Put 6g of gelatin in 50ml of fresh milk, stir well, then let it rest

- Put fresh milk cream, sugar, honey and the remaining 150ml of fresh milk in the pot; cook on low heat until the sugar dissolves. (Note: do not boil)

- Turn off the heat, put the milk and gelatin mixture into the pot, stir to dissolve. Pour the mixture in the pot into the measuring cup

Please put it in a bowl of ice-cold water or the fridge

To complete the dessert

- When the jelly has solidified and the pana cotta mixture has cooled, pour the panna cotta mixture into the jelly glass. Place in the fridge to chill for about 2-3 hours.

- Decorate with some fruit and enjoy. VNS