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Flambée Banana Panna Cotta

Flambée Banana Panna Cotta

An alternative recipe for a yummy panna cotta topped with delicious flambée banana discs and cinnamon: it's a great dessert for any special occasion.

03 September, 2018
Average: 4.7 (7 votes)

Dietary Consideration

serves for


total time

2 HR 25 MIN


250 ml, full
250 ml, fresh
Condensed milk
175 g, tin
Vanilla extract
1 pod
3 sheets
30 g
Brown sugar
20 g
powdered for garnish


How to make flambée banana panna cotta

  • Soften the gelatine in cool water.
  • Split the vanilla pod in two and scrape the seeds out with a knife.
  • Put the vanilla pod and seeds into a pan and heat with the milk and cream.
  • Gently heat until it boils then withdraw from the heat and remove the vanilla pod.
  • Add the softened gelatine sheets (after shaking off any excess water)and stir in the milk/cream mixture until it dissolves.
  • Add the condensed milk and mix until well blended.
  • Pour into 6 ramekins and place in the fridge to cool for 2 hours.
  • Just before serving, peel and cut the bananas into discs.
  • In a pan heat the butter until it dissolves, then cook the banana discs for minutes.
  • Sprinkle them with brown sugar.
  • Un-mold the panna cotta onto plates and divide the flambée banana discs between them, sprinkle with cinnamon and serve.

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