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Homemade Vanilla Panna Cotta

Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 servings


  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1 (.25oz.) envelope unflavored gelatin
  • 2 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract


  1. Pour the gelatin envelope into a bowl with the milk, stir and set aside.

  2. In a medium sauce pan heat the heavy cream and sugar over medium heat and bring to a boil, stirring consistently.

  3. Once it's at a rolling boil pour in the milk and gelatin and cook for 1 minute.

  4. Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract.

  5. Pour into 6 small ramekins and let rest until room temperature.

  6. Once they've cooled, cover with foil or plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or over night.