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Friday, December 11, 2015
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The recipe for Peppermint Mocha Panna Cotta (below) combines cocoa, gelatin, coffee and whipping cream with Nielsen-Massey Pure Peppermint Extract, Pure Coffee Extract and Organic Fairtrade Madagascar Pure Vanilla Extract for a thickened sweet cream that is aromatized with fine mint and coffee flavors.
Peppermint Mocha Panna Cotta Recipe
1/3 cup cold water
1 packet unflavored gelatin
2 cups whipping cream
1/3 cup sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons instant coffee
1 1/2 teaspoons Nielsen-Massey Organic Fairtrade Madagascar Pure Vanilla Extract
1 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Peppermint Extract
1/2 teaspoon Nielsen-Massey Pure Coffee Extract
1 tablespoon cocoa powder (garnish)
Place 8 mini martini glasses or dessert molds on a small rimmed sheet pan; set aside. In a small glass measuring cup, add water. Sprinkle gelatin over water and let stand for 5 minutes to soften.
To a medium saucepan, add whipping cream, sugar, coffee, vanilla, peppermint and coffee extracts; stir to combine. Place over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until sugar is dissolved and the cream just begins to gently boil.
Reduce heat; add softened gelatin, stirring constantly until gelatin is dissolved. Remove from heat. Equally fill glasses with mixture, about 1/4 cup each. Chill in refrigerator until firm, about 2-3 hours. Before serving, dust with cocoa powder.
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