Luxurious layered dessert which looks stunning served in a glass.


  • 3 gelatine leaves
  • 450ml double cream
  • 200ml milk
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 400g strawberries, hulled and sliced
  • 1½ tsp cornflour
  • 50g caster sugar


  1. Place the gelatine leaves in a small bowl of cold water to soften. This will take about 5 minutes.
  2. Pour the cream, milk and caster sugar into a saucepan. Heat gently over a medium heat until hot but not boiling.
  3. Add the softened gelatine leaves to the saucepan and stir until dissolved. Add the vanilla extract and leave to stand for 30 minutes until cooled.
  4. Pour into serving glasses, then chill for at least 3 hours.
  5. Add the strawberries, cornflour and sugar to a saucepan.
  6. Cook over a medium heat for 5 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  7. Top the panna cottas with strawberry mixture and chill until ready to serve.  

Recipe courtesy of Avonmore.