Coconut Panna Cotta
Traditionally this Italian pudding is made with milk and cream. Coconut milk offers a dairy free alternative that is just as rich and satisfying. This simple and elegant dessert is perfect for a hot summer evening and pairs beautifully with seasonal fruits. Gelatin offers many wonderful health benefits. Read about them here.
2 cans full fat coconut milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
½-1 tbsp maple syrup
1 tbsp gelatin
2 tbsp room temperature water
Dissolve gelatin in room temperature water and set aside.
In a saucepan heat coconut milk until hot but not boiling.
Add vanilla and maple syrup.
Pour hot milk into gelatin and stir to dissolve.
Pour into a bowl and allow to set in fridge.
When ready to serve place bowl in hot water for a few seconds and then flip onto a plate.
Serve with a sprinkle of nutmeg and fresh berries or rhubarb compote.
Kate McMurray Holistic Nutritionist