Saturday, December 22, 2012

Coconut Pannacotta with Caramelised Mango

Traditional Christmas desserts can be quite heavy and more suited to cooler climes than here - so for weekend herb blogging I've taken advantage of the abundant supply of mango to make a lighter option that should fit in whatever the weather.

Coconut is a flavour that works in harmony with mango and it's this partnership that comes alive in my Coconut Pannacotta with Caramelised Mango.

coconut pannacotta with caramelised mango© by Haalo

Coconut Pannacotta with Caramelised Mango
Serves 6
Cook time: 5 minutes + setting time

2 sheets titanium gelatine
1 cup coconut cream
1 cup cream
1 tablespoon sugar
2 mango, finely diced
½ cup coconut sugar


Make the Pannacotta:
Soak the gelatine sheets in a bowl of cold water until they soften.

Place the coconut cream, cream and sugar into a saucepan and place on a low heat - stir until the sugar dissolves and bringe the mixture slowly to just under boiling point.

Remove the pan from the heat. Take the soften gelatine sheets from the water - squeeze out the excess water and then drop into the cream mixture, stirring until dissolved.

Pour into 6 moulds (filled 3/4 full) and place in the frige to cool and set.

Make the Caramelised Mango:
Place the coconut sugar into a pan and put over a low heat. When you see the edges starting to melt and colour, give it a stir - it will melt quite quickly so keep your eye on it. When it has all dissolved, add a third of the diced mango - the mixture will initially harden but will slacken back into caramel. Add in the rest of the mango and stir well to ensure it's all be coated in caramel - cook for a minute and then set to one side to cool.


coconut pannacotta with caramelised mango© by Haalo

To serve:
Top the pannacotta with a generous mound of caramelised mango and serve the excess in little sauce jugs so your guests can help themselves to more.


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1 comment:

  1. It truly is the weather for pannacotta. Love the tropical / Southeast Asian inspiration here.

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