Buttermilk Panna Cotta

Serves 4.


  • 2 tablespoons warm water
  • 1½ teaspoons powdered gelatine
  • 1 cup (250ml) single (pouring) cream
  • ½ cup (110g) caster (superfine) sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 cups (500ml) buttermilk
  • fresh passionfruit pulp, to serve


  1. Place the water in a small bowl and sprinkle over the gelatine.
  2. Set aside until the gelatine has absorbed the water.
  3. Place the cream and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat and stir to dissolve the sugar.
  4. Add the gelatine and stir to dissolve.
  5. Remove from heat and stir through the vanilla and buttermilk.
  6. Pour mixture into 4 glasses and refrigerate for 3 hours or until set.
  7. Serve with passionfruit.