Cheater Panna Cotta made during sweet genuis class

Cheater Panna Cotta

Here's a quick cheater panna cotta that we've done a gazillion time in our class. Its quick, its nasty, not quite the same umptious as the real thing but hey, it quick!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Resting Time 4 hrs
Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Servings 4 cups
Calories 355 kcal


  • Fridge
  • Pot
  • Whisk
  • Mixing Bowl


  • 200 ml Milk
  • 400 ml Cream
  • 1/2 tbsp Instant Jelly Powder
  • 80 grams Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla Bean


  • Mix the milk, custard powder and vanilla together
  • In a medium saucepan, heat up cream and sugar until at scalding point then add the milk and the custard powder slurry.
  • Working quickly; pour the hot liquid into ramekins and let it set in fridge.
  • Garnish with berries.


  1. Altering Flavouring: Add some lemon zest , a little chocolate powder or even coconut! It will change the flavour of the dessert altogether.
  2. Let it set: Give it time to set; and let it cool down until the core is chilled.
  3. Decorate: Compote, fruits, sauces, jam, biscuits, cookies, tuilles - anything extra would give it some added texture. Our pictures has reeses and pistachios crumble.
Keyword custard, milk, pudding

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