Who says vanilla has to be boring? This light and airy panna cotta dessert has luscious flavor in every spoonful.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

25 mins
4 hrs 25 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Coat four 8-ounce ramekins with cooking spray and place in a shallow baking pan. In a medium saucepan sprinkle gelatin over half-and-half (do not stir). Let stand 5 minutes. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until gelatin is dissolved. Stir in the next five ingredients (through salt). Cook and stir over medium heat just until heated through. Remove from heat.

  • Stir in white chocolate and vanilla until smooth. Pour mixture into prepared ramekins. Cover and chill 4 hours or until firm.

  • Using a sharp knife, loosen panna cotta from sides of ramekins; unmold onto dessert plates (see Tip). If desired, top with additional white chocolate.


Tips: If using a sugar substitute, we recommend Splenda(R) Sugar Blend. Follow package directions to use product amount equivalent to 3 tablespoons sugar. Nutrition Per Serving with Substitute: Same as below, except 206 cal., 24 g carb. (23 g sugars). Exchanges: 1 Other Carb. Carb Choice: 1.5.

If the desserts don't unmold easily, immerse the bottom halves of the ramekins in warm water for 30 to 60 seconds.

Nutrition Facts

220 calories; protein 9.9g 20% DV; carbohydrates 29.2g 9% DV; dietary fiberg; sugars 28g; fat 7.4g 12% DV; saturated fat 4.4g 22% DV; cholesterol 6.5mg 2% DV; vitamin a iu 159.3IU 3% DV; vitamin c 0.6mg 1% DV; folate 3.5mcg 1% DV; calcium 171.8mg 17% DV; ironmg; magnesium 10.1mg 4% DV; potassium 195.4mg 6% DV; sodium 155.1mg 6% DV.