Buttermilk Panna Cotta

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Ingredients

  • 1 envelope gelatin
  • 2 tablespoons warm water
  • 1 1/2 cups Half & Half
  • 1 1/2 cups buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean, split and scraped of seeds
  • 1/4 cup good honey
  • Ground nutmeg for garnish

Preparation

For the Panna Cotta, combine sugar, vanilla, and Half & Half in a saucepan over
medium heat and bring to a boil, immediately then turning off the heat.

Allow the gelatin to soften in 1/4 cup water and then add to the Half & Half mixture
and stir well. Add the buttermilk and stir well.

Take 6 to 8 ramekins and pour one tablespoon of honey into the bottom of each one.

Allow the panna cotta mixture to cool for at least 45 minutes.

Slowly pour the panna cotta mixture on top of the honey in each ramekin, sprinkle with nutmeg, and allow to cool in the refrigerator overnight.

Serve 4-6