Panna cotta is a traditional Italian dessert that appeals to the senses and to the heart. Much like a custard or pudding, panna cotta is praised for its creamy texture and thickness. Served in a ramekin, these single-serving matcha custard desserts have been catching eyes for years. This is the perfect combination of creamy and fresh, making one of the most adored recipes for matcha custard.
When matcha green tea and panna cotta collide, a whole new dessert is created.
Where many panna cottas stop, our epic panna cotta delivers delicious, nutritious, and refreshing tastes. The exotic and vegetal taste of matcha complements the sweet and savory texture of panna cotta while providing a slew of antioxidants and fluorine that help your body function at an optimized state.
This dessert is sweet, sugary and savory with a smooth, melt-in-your-mouth texture that leaves your mouth feeling clean and fresh.
When it comes to presentation, this panna cotta matcha custard recipe takes on a lovely green color from the matcha green tea. So if you’re looking to impress some dinner guests, look no further than this one-of-a-kind dessert.
Epic Panna Cotta Matcha Custard RecipePublished: 2015-11-17Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 2 hrs 0 min Total time: 2 hrs 15 minsTo serve 4 guests, simply double the measurements on our ingredients list.
- 1 cup milk
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1/3 cup water
- 4 teaspoons gelatin
- 2 teaspoons Epic Matcha green tea powder
- In a saucepan add milk, sugar, water and matcha. Stir lightly to evenly disperse ingredients.
- Cook over low heat.
- Stir and wait for the sugar to dissolve.
- When mixture begins to boil slightly, remove from heat.
- Whisk in gelatin until it dissolves, with no clumps or chunks.
- Pour evenly into ramekins or small glass dishes.
- Place into the refrigerator to set for at least 2 hours, or until solid. (Test solidity with a toothpick.)
- Garnish with mint leaf or leave bare.
As always, feel free to garnish or add ingredients as you see fit. (Though we think you’ll love the recipe as is.)
Perfect for Sunday dessert or a summer party, our Epic Panna Cotta is a light and creamy way to enjoy dessert without getting weighed down by your meal.
Share it with your friends, and once they’ve complimented you on your extraordinary kitchen skills, enlighten them to all the nutritional benefits they just got from your Epic Panna Cotta.
After all, you’re getting a lot more from this dessert than a sweet treat. The antioxidants and fluorine in the matcha green tea powder will keep your body active even after this luxurious dessert has been demolished.
That’s not all matcha green tea powder does for your body, though. Check out our extensive list of matcha green tea benefits.
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