Calling All Spoons: 20 Palate-Pleasing Panna Cotta Recipes
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Calling All Spoons: 20 Palate-Pleasing Panna Cotta Recipes

Panna cotta is the somewhat fancier, Italian-born BFF of your beloved pudding cup, and four out of five sweet teeth agree that it is, like, oh my god, the best thing ever. Creamy and rich, and with a wee wobble that no fun-loving dessert eater can resist, this treat is tops. Since we can’t beat ‘em, let’s join ‘em — with these 20 spoon-elevating recipes you can make at home. Puddin’ who?

1. Earl Grey Panna Cotta: Sophisticated and beautiful — just like you. (via Hummingbird High)

2. Panna Cotta With Mulberry Compote: This berry-topped pudding is too beautiful to eat. (Just kidding.) (via Sweet Gastronomy)

3. Creamy Yogurt Panna Cotta With Walnuts and Honey: Creamy, dreamy and fully loaded with a big, sweet crunch of honey-drenched walnuts. (via Smitten Kitchen)

4. Rooibos Panna Cotta With Poached Grapefruit: The herbal tea in this variation lends a beautiful color and deep flavor. We love the balancing brightness from the grapefruit garnish. (via Heinstirred)

5. Mint Chocolate Panna Cotta: We’ve entered Panna Cotta Bucket List territory with this mint chocolate feast of sweet. (via Ice Pandora)

6. Coconut Panna Cotta With Grapefruit Gelee: So bright and light, you’ll fall head-over-heels with this citrus-topped cream. (via Kitchen McCabe)

7. Chocolate Peanut Butter Panna Cotta: We found you this decadent chocolate and peanut butter version because we know you and we want you to be happy. (via Lick My Spoon)

8. Jasmine Panna Cotta With Blueberry Syrup: Take us to the faraway jasmine-scented place where this panna cotta dwells. We’re moving in, and we’re bringing spoons. (via Oh How Civilized)

9. Salted Caramel Panna Cotta: This dish is unapologetically rich, and we’re more than medium mad about it. (via Manu’s Menu)

10. Pistachio Panna Cotta with Red Berry Gelee: This is pistachio ice cream’s more sophisticated older sister. (via Easy Yummy Cookery)

11. Vanilla + Confetti Panna Cotta: This sprinkle-topped panna cotta makes for good birthday swag. (via Mia Loves Pretty)

12. Cherry Hibiscus Goat Cheese Panna Cotta: We love the unique inclusion of the goat cheese and the pretty-in-pink hibiscus notes in this recipe. (via Love and Olive Oil)

13. Spiked Oreo Panna Cotta: First we spiked this panna cotta with vodka. Then we topped it with cookies. Your move, nutrition. (via Brit + Co.)

14. Peach and Chamomile Panna Cotta: With its use of stress-relieving chamomile, this dessert is basically a health food. So we’ll take two. (via Obsessive Cooking Disorder)

15. Coconut Panna Cotta: This vegan, sugar-free and gluten-free panna cotta is for all the dreamers out there. (via Feisty Veggies)

16. Panna Cotta with Bittersweet Mocha Sauce: Forego coffee service with this sweet buzz — perfect for the sweet-toothed coffee lover in you. (via Plated Stories)

17. Panna Cotta With Blood Oranges: Make this fruity, jewel-topped panna cotta because life is beautiful. (via Ladyface)

18. Mango Coconut Panna Cotta: This sweet treat has all the flavors of the islands. Ya mon. (via Brit + Co.)

19. Pumpkin Spice Panna Cotta: Buried underneath this fall-inspired pudding is a warm and spicy gingerbread toffee crust because YOLO. (via Boulder Locavore)

20. Orange Blossom Panna Cotta With Candied Mandarins: This panna cotta isn’t topped — it’s adorned. But be warned: Soon you’ll be putting candied mandarins on everything. (via The Endless Meal)

Do you have cream, sugar and gelatin in the pantry? Get cooking! Chocolate or vanilla? Berry-topped or caramel swirled? Talk to us in the comments or say hi on Twitter.