Peanut and buttermilk panna cotta with fresh fruit salsa

Step into spring with Chef Jason Ford’s refreshing peanut and buttermilk panna cotta with fresh fruit salsa - delicious!

7 Sep 2016

Panna cotta recipe serves six.

Peanut Buttermilk Panna CottaIngredients

  • 2 tbsp water
  • 3 tsp powdered gelatine
  • 1 cup cream
  • ½ cup caster sugar
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 2 cups diced assorted soft fruits


  1. Combine cold water and gelatine – mix to a smooth paste.
  2. In a saucepan add cream, sugar, peanut meal and peanut butter.
  3. Warm over a medium heat until sugar has dissolved. Do not boil.
  4. Remove saucepan from heat and add the gelatine mixture. Cool the cream mixture to room temperature.
  5. Add the buttermilk and vanilla essence.
  6. Divide the mixture equally among ramekins or dariole moulds, and refrigerate overnight to set.
  7. Cut assorted seasonal soft fruits (e.g. kiwi fruit, mango, blueberries and strawberry) into 1cm cubes and spoon over panna cotta to serve.


By Chef Jason Ford (TAFE Queensland hospitality teacher, Kingaroy)

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