I’m not ready to give up summer just yet.
Apples, pears, quince and pumpkins will all have their turn. But for now, I’m holding on to summer with this Yogurt Panna Cotta with Plum Compote. Panna cotta is a favorite dessert of mine, because the process is easy, and the results are spectacular. Typically made with heavy cream, panna cotta is custard-like dessert that is thickened with gelatin instead of eggs. The texture is smooth, rich and silky. In this recipe, tangy whole-milk yogurt is flavored with sugar, citrus zest and an entire vanilla bean, then firmed up with powdered gelatin. After an overnight chill, the panna cotta is topped with a sweet-tart Plum Compote (made with 3-ingredients!), and fresh, fragrant mint leaves. So simple. So delicious. Continue reading for the recipe.