Creamy Cream Cheese Panna Cotta

Creamy Cream Cheese Panna Cotta

A panna cotta that's so good it should be on the dessert menu of an Italian restaurant! Can be made easily at home, and with cream cheese for a rich and creamy flavor.

Ingredients: 6 pudding molds

Cream cheese
100 g
Heavy cream
100 ml
300 ml
Granulated sugar
50 g
Lemon juice
1 tablespoon
Vanilla extract
as needed
Water (for gelatin)
2 tablespoons
Gelatin powder
5 g
Granulated sugar (for the caramel)
60 g


1. Make the caramel sauce Divide up the granulated sugar used for the caramel into 4 parts.
2. Add 1/4 of the granulated sugar to a pot, heat, and mix until it turns brown.
3. Add the next fourth, and as soon as that turns brown add the next. Continue until you've added all the sugar. Once it starts to bubble, stop the heat.
4. Pour into the ramekins while still hot.
5. Dissolve the gelatin in water and set aside.
6. Combine the cream cheese and granulated sugar and mix into a cream.
7. Add lemon juice.
8. Add half of the milk to a pot and heat to just before boiling. Add the gelatin and dissolve.
9. Add the mixture from step 8 to step 7 a little at a time, then add the remaining milk, heavy cream, and vanilla extract. Mix together.
10. Pour the mixture from step 9 into the ramekins. Place in the refrigerator to cool. Once it stiffens, it's complete!

Story Behind this Recipe

I had a cheese party with a friend one weekend, and this is one of the desserts I thought up.