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Vanilla panna cotta with ruby grapefruit

Published : June 28, 2015

Other fruits can be substituted for the grapefruit in this dessert treat.

Serves 4-6


¼ cup cold water
1 tablespoon gelatine powder
3 cups cream
2/3 cup icing sugar, sifted
3 tsp Queen Organic Vanilla Essence
2 ruby grapefruit or other fruit of choice.


  • Place the water in a small bowl and sprinkle over the gelatine. Set aside for 3 minutes until spongy and set.
  • Place the cream and icing sugar in a saucepan over low heat and stir until sugar has dissolved.
  • Increase the heat, add the Queen Organic Vanilla Essence and simmer for 4-5 minutes until reduced slightly.
  • Stir in the set gelatine and continue to cook, stirring, until the gelatine has completely dissolved.
  • Pour the mixture into individual lightly greased moulds and refrigerate for 4 hours or until set.
  • To serve, slice the grapefruit into segments, reserving any juice.
  • Turn the panna cotta out of their moulds and place on serving dishes with grapefruit and juices. Dust with Queen Vanilla Dusting Sugar if desired.

Recipe + Image courtesy of Queen. www.queenessences.com.au

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