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Limoncello Panna Cotta With Black Cherry Sauce

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“Shamelessly stolen from an Italian friend. Splendidly light yet wonderfully devine :)”
3hrs 20mins
4 ramekins

Ingredients Nutrition

  • Panna Cotta
  • 3 gelatin, leaves (or about 5 grams powdered)
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 6 tablespoons limoncello (an Italian Liqueur)
  • Cherry Sauce
  • 1 cup black cherries, pitted, chopped
  • 13 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice


  1. Soften the gelatin in a cup of cold water.
  2. Heat the milk, cream and sugar until tiny bubbles form.
  3. Stir in the Limoncello and mix well.
  4. Remove from heat and add the gelatin, stirring until it has completely dissolved.
  5. Pour mixture into individual cups and place in refrigerator for a few hours until set.
  6. Heat the cherries, sugar and lemon juice until sugar has dissolved.
  7. Puree the mixture until well blended. You may pass mixture through a seive if desired for a smoother consistency.
  8. Spoon sauce over panna cotta cups.
  9. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  10. Remove from fridge 15 minutes before serving.

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