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How to Make Saffron Panna Cotta | 4 Ingredient Dessert Recipe | Super Easy & Tasty

Panna Cotta is an Italian dessert, it means cooked cream. By added pure & fine saffron to the panna cotta, it has turned out absolutely delectable…

This dessert can be made with just 4 simple ingredients. Super easy to make & tastes incredibly delicious.

The Saffron I’ve been using in my cooking is Caravan Saffron, available on Amazon. 

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How to Make Saffron Panna Cotta | 4 Ingredient Dessert Recipe | Super Easy & Tasty
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 4 People
  • Heavy cream- 2 cups
  • Sugar- ¼ cup + 1 tbsp
  • Saffron- a few strands or 1 tsp
  • Agar-Agar strands- ¼ cup, 1-inch strands (or use 1 tbsp flakes or 2 tsp powder)
  • Water- ½ cup
  1. Into a saucepan- add cream, sugar & saffron.
  2. Place the saucepan over medium heat, cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Let the sugar dissolve completely.
  4. Don't boil the cream.
  5. In another saucepan, add ¼ cup agar-agar strands or 1tbsp flakes & ½ cup water; cook over medium heat & let it dissolve.
  6. Note: If using gelatin: add 1 tbsp gelatin to 4 tbsp water, let soak for 10 minutes, combine well and add to the cooked cream & saffron.
  7. Pour the dissolved agar agar to the cooked cream & saffron.
  8. Remove the saucepan from the heat, let cool down for 5 minutes.
  9. Pour into dessert bowls or shot glasses.
  10. Refrigerate for 2 hours till set well.
  11. Enjoy the melt in your moth & incredible saffron panna cotta. It's pure joy!
  12. This recipe is for 4 servings, for making 8 servings: Cream: 4 cups, Sugar ¾ cup, Saffron- 2 tsp strands, Agar Agar strands- ¼ cup dissolved in ½ cup water. Or use 1 tbsp Gelatin in 4 tbsp water.





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