Matcha panna cotta

Panna cotta is an Italian dessert means cooked cream , it's basically a creamy thickened pudding . This dessert is simple to make at home with just few minutes hands-on prep. I've tried Christine's recipe as I need to get rid of the matcha powder that I bought a long time ago . I'm so glad that I made this because it's not only looks pretty but tastes sinfully delicious to boot ! Of course , hers has 3 gorgeous layers but mine came out with just two , it's either I missed something when I made this or the cooler weather in this side of the world sets the mixture faster before it form into several layers . That difference aside , this dessert for sure will please even a die-hard matcha lover ! If you love matcha in any form , you'll gonna dig this light , refreshing , creamy and melt-in-your mouth panna cotta ! 

And because tomorrow is V-Day , why not make it for yourself and for that special someone ?! Okay , I'm still looking for a date , any takers ? lol 

Recipe adapted from Christine's Recipes 

Serves 2 

1 teaspoon gelatin powder
20 ml water 
1 1/4 teaspoons matcha / green tea powder
125 ml cream 
125 ml milk , at room temperature
30 grams sugar , more if you want it sweeter 
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

* Pour the water into a small bowl and sprinkle the gelatin powder , let soften for 5 minutes . Take out 40 ml of the milk  and mix with matcha powder , set aside . 

* Place the remaining milk , cream and sugar in a saucepan . Let simmer over medium heat , stirring , until sugar is completely dissolved , 2 minutes or so , tun off heat . Whisk in the soften gelatin , stir until gelatin is completely dissolved , about 1 minute . Stir in the matcha mixture and the vanilla , stir well to combine . 

* Strain mixture into a bowl , use a spoon to press down some small particles residing onto the sieve . Divide mixture into two 300 ml-capacity moulds . Let them sit for 30 minutes at room temperature for layers to form  then chill in the fridge for at least 3 hours . To unmould , dip mould into a bowl of hot water for 2 seconds , then turn it upside down into a saucer / plate ,  Serve on its own or with any fresh fruit or fruit sauce / coulis . 


  1. If only i was a single Man, i would surely drop in for it😄

  2. What a lovely dessert, Anne. Such a pretty color. I love all things Matcha so I'm sure I would delight in this. I guess we could share together as I'm still looking for a date too, lol...Thanks for sharing, Anne...

  3. 吃了这个肯定甜蜜蜜的吧??

  4. Anne, love the colour green here ! It must be so delicious.
    Hope you're enjoying the Chinese New Year too.
    Blessings, Kristy

  5. Wow! Anne the photo is magazine worthy. I love it, I am trying with agar agar but it doesn't come out this pretty.

  6. hi anne! i'm not sure about the layers but it sure looks very pretty to me! sorry for not dropping by often bit lost in the blogging world..haha....keep in touch!


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