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Chocolate Hazelnut Baci Panna Cotta

Yields4 ServingsPrep Time15 minsCook Time10 minsTotal Time25 mins

Chocolate hazelnut Baci panna cotta is a traditional Italian dessert perfect for Christmas and holiday time. Made with Perugina Baci kisses.

Chocolate Hazelnut Baci Panna Cotta

 3 tbsp cold water
 2 tsp unflavored powdered gelatin
 1 ½ cups heavy cream
 7 oz Perugina Dark Chocolate 51%, finely chopped
 ½ tsp kosher salt
 ¾ cup chocolate hazelnut spread (such as Nutella)
 1 tbsp hazelnut liqueur (such as Frangelico)
 1 cup whole milk
 5 assorted Perugina Baci (milk chocolate, dark chocolate or white chocolate), roughly chopped
 Whipped cream and chopped toasted hazelnuts for serving

Pour the water in a medium bowl, sprinkle the gelatin over top and stir to combine. In a medium saucepan, bring the heavy cream up to a boil and then remove from the heat. Add the chocolate and salt, then stir until the chocolate has completely melted. Pour the mixture over the gelatin and gently whisk until combined.


Whisk in the hazelnut spread, hazelnut liqueur and milk, then set the mixture aside to cool slightly. Place about 1 heaping tablespoon of chopped baci in the bottom of 6 ramekins or cups, then pour the mixture over to cover.


Cover the ramekins loosely with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for at least 6 hours (preferably overnight) to set. To serve, top with a dollop of whipped cream and chopped toasted hazelnuts.

Nutrition Facts

Servings 4