This dessert is beautiful for dinner parties or holiday gatherings. Panna cotta is a delicate eggless custard.

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Cari South

Recipe Summary test

prep:
10 mins
stand:
5 mins
cook:
4 mins
chill:
24 hrs
total:
24 hrs 19 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 to 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Dark Chocolate Sauce

Directions

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  • Sprinkle gelatin over 1/4 cup milk in a small bowl; stir until moistened. Let stand 5 minutes. (Mixture will be lumpy.)

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  • Cook whipping cream, chocolate morsels, and sugar in a saucepan over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, 4 minutes or until morsels are melted and sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, and add gelatin mixture, stirring until mixture is dissolved. Stir in remaining 1 1/4 cups milk.

  • Pour mixture evenly into 4 to 6 stemmed glasses or 6 (8-oz.) ramekins. Cover and chill 24 hours.

  • Prepare Dark Chocolate Sauce: Microwave chocolate and cream in a small microwave-safe bowl at HIGH 1 1/2 minutes or until melted and smooth, stirring every 30 seconds.

  • Serve chilled Panna Cotta with Dark Chocolate Sauce. Garnish, if desired.

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