Lychee Panna Cotta

Lychee Panna Cotta

Smooth, soft panna cotta and lychee go perfectly together.

Ingredients: 5-6 servings (...but it depends on the ingredients)

Gelatin powder
5 g
1 tablespoon
Heavy cream
150 ml
300 ml
50 g
1 tablespoon
Lychee (canned)
100-200 g (as you like)
Mint leaves (optional)
for accent!


1. Combine the gelatin and water.
2. Combine the heavy cream, milk and sugar, and heat. Don't let it come to the boil.
3. Dissolve the gelatin over a double boiler, and add to the mixture from Step 2. Mix well.
4. Add the rum.
5. When it has cooled so it is warm to the touch, pour it into glasses containing the lychee, and leave it in the fridge for 1-2 hours to finish!

Story Behind this Recipe

I received some canned lychee. Rather than just eating them as-is, I thought adding them to panna cotta would bring out their gentle flavor. I made the panna cotta runnier than usual by adjusting the ingredients. For normal panna cotta, use equal amounts of heavy cream and milk.