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Panna cotta with agar agar: the recipe to try and try again

Panna cotta with agar agar

The recipe for panna cotta with agar agar is perfect for those who want to prepare quick desserts with an incredible scenographic effect.

Panna cotta with agar agar is a delicate and delicious dessert. Not everyone knows that agar agar is a 100% vegetable gelling agent, ideal for making puddings, spoon desserts and creams without resorting to other types of jellies such as isinglass. It is obtained from a particular species of red alga and is a totally natural product.

Below we indicate the steps of a recipe that you can then vary as you prefer. You can prepare panna cotta with agar agar and blueberries and in this case, simply add 1-2 tablespoons of fresh blueberries to the cream-based mixture in the molds. Same thing you can do with strawberries, raspberries or other fruit . Alternatively, you can always decorate or serve the dessert with fruit or chocolate topping . In short, there are many possibilities to prepare quick and easy recipes!

Panna cotta with agar agar
Panna cotta with agar agar

Preparation of panna cotta with agar agar

  1. To prepare the agar agar panna cotta without gelatin, start by putting the liquid cream and sugar in a saucepan . Add the agar agar and mix well with a spoon or hand whisk.
  2. Score the vanilla bean lengthwise with the tip of a knife. Extract the seeds and put them, together with the pod, in the cream with the sugar.
  3. Put the saucepan over low heat and let it simmer for about 3 minutes without ever stopping stirring.
  4. Turn off the heat, remove the vanilla pod and let it cool just for a few minutes. At this point, transfer the mixture into special single-portion molds or into a panna cotta mold.
  5. Leave to rest in the refrigerator for 2-3 hours . After this time, remove the cake from the molds and serve as you prefer.


The panna cotta thus prepared can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 days after preparation.

How about trying coconut panna cotta too?

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