Butterscotch Panna Cotta

Preparation info
  • Makes


    Mini Panna Cottas
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Gourmet Game Night

By Cynthia Nims

Published 2010

  • About

Silky panna cotta takes on a butter-and-brown-sugar character in this simple recipe. It makes something of a culinary bluff game; its rich taste suggests an eggy custard, but no eggs are in sight.


  • 1 envelope (2 teaspoons) unflavored gelatin powder
  • ¼ cup cold water


Sprinkle the gelatin powder over the water in a small dish and set aside to soften.

Combine the brown sugar and butter in a small saucepan and cook over medium heat until the butter is melted and the sugar has dissolved, 2 to 3 minutes. Increase the heat to medium-high and continue cooking, stirring constantly, until very smooth, 1 to 2 minutes longer. Take the pan from the heat and car