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Small glass pots with saffron panna cotta.

Saffron panna cotta

A delicious yellow panna cotta made with saffron. Love this panna cotta's unique flavour and colour!

Course Dessert
Cuisine Italian
Keyword italian, no-bake dessert, panna cotta, saffron
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 337 kcal
Author Eva | Electric Blue Food


  • 300 ml cream 40% fat
  • 100 ml milk
  • 60 g granulated sugar
  • 4 g gelatin sheets
  • 0.25 g saffron
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract


  1. Soak the gelatin in cold water for a few minutes.

  2. Combine cream, milk and sugar in a saucepan and set on medium heat. Stir to dissolve the sugar.

  3. When the sugar has dissolved add the saffron and keep stirring. Cook mixture on medium heat until just before it reaches boiling temperature. Remove from the heat.

  4. (Optional) Pour mixture through a fine sieve or cheesecloth to separate saffron threads/debris.

  5. Drain the gelatin and add to cream mixture, stirring to dissolve.

  6. Stir in the vanilla extract.

  7. Pour hot mixture into moulds or serving cups. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours or until set.

Nutrition Facts
Saffron panna cotta
Amount Per Serving
Calories 337 Calories from Fat 261
% Daily Value*
Fat 29g45%
Saturated Fat 18g113%
Cholesterol 105mg35%
Sodium 42mg2%
Potassium 89mg3%
Carbohydrates 18g6%
Sugar 16g18%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 1143IU23%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 77mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.