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Orange scented panna cotta with poached cherries

4
3
3
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
35 min
Prep
20 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
8
Difficulty
Moderate

Ingredients

Gelatine

2 tsp

Skim milk

1 cup(s), (250ml)

Caster sugar

¼ cup(s), (55g)

Vanilla bean paste

1 tsp

Orange rind

1 tbs, finely grated

99% fat-free plain Greek yoghurt

500 g

Cherries

550 g, pitted

Orange juice

1 cup(s), (250ml)

Orange rind

1 tsp, (5cm piece), cut into thin strips

Caster sugar

1 tbs, extra

Star anise

2 individual

Cinnamon quill

1 whole

Oil spray

1 x 3 second spray(s)

Instructions

  1. Lightly spray eight ½-cup (125ml) capacity dariole moulds with oil. Place on a baking tray.
  2. Place 2 tablespoons water in a small jug and sprinkle over the gelatine. stir with a fork until the gelatine has completely dissolved. combine the milk, sugar, vanilla and orange rind in a small saucepan over low heat. stir for 2 minutes or until heated through and the sugar has dissolved. remove from the heat. add the gelatine mixture and stir to combine. cool to room temperature. strain into a bowl.
  3. Add the yoghurt to the milk mixture and whisk until smooth. Pour the mixture into prepared moulds and cover with plastic wrap. Place in the fridge for 6 hours or until set.
  4. Meanwhile, combine the cherries, orange juice, extra orange rind, extra sugar, star anise and cinnamon in a saucepan over low heat. cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until the cherries are heated through. using a slotted spoon, transfer the cherries into a heatproof bowl. increase heat to medium and bring the syrup to the boil. simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes or until the syrup thickens slightly. Pour over the cherries. Place in the fridge to chill.
  5. Dip each mould briefly in hot water and turn panna cottas onto serving plates. add the poached cherries and syrup.