Two-Tone Chocolate Espresso Panna Cotta

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Appealing to adult tastes, this make-ahead dessert just waits in the refrigerator to show off its spectacular flavour.

  • Portion size 8 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2004

Ingredients

Chocolate Layer:
  • 2 pkg unflavoured gelatin
  • 2 cups milk
  • 6 oz milk chocolate chopped
  • 2 cups whipping cream
  • 2/3 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons instant coffee granules
Curly Marble Shards:
  • 2 oz bittersweet chocolate chopped
  • 2 oz semisweet chocolate chopped
  • 1 oz white chocolate chopped
Vanilla Layer:
  • 1 pkg unflavoured gelatin
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla

Method

Chocolate Layer: In small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over milk; let stand for 5 minutes. Warm over low heat until dissolved; remove from heat.

Place milk chocolate in bowl. In separate saucepan, bring cream, sugar and coffee granules just to boil, stirring to dissolve sugar; pour over chocolate and stir until melted. Stir in gelatin mixture. Pour into eight 1-cup (250 mL) wine or martini glasses or bowls. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours.

Vanilla Layer: In small saucepan, sprinkle gelatin over milk; let stand for 5 minutes. Warm over low heat until dissolved; remove from heat.

In separate saucepan, heat cream with sugar until dissolved and bubbles form around edge. Stir in gelatin mixture; stir in vanilla. Pour over chocolate layer. Refrigerate until firm, about 2 hours. (Make-ahead: Cover and refrigerate for up to 2 days.)

With skewer or tweezers, arrange a couple of Curly Marble Shards upright in centre of each serving.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 105 mg
  • Protein 10 g
  • Calories 609.0
  • Total fat 45 g
  • Cholesterol 127 mg
  • Saturated fat 27 g
  • Total carbohydrate 49 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 5.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 21.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 35.0
  • Vitamin C 2.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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