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White chocolate panna cotta with a hazelnut crumble

White chocolate panna cotta with a hazelnut crumble


For the hazelnut crumble

  • Preheat oven to 170* C (338* F) Fan.
  • Beat the butter, sugar, flour, ground hazelnuts, vanilla and salt in a mixer, using the paddle attachment, until the mixture resembles wet sand.
  • Wrap the mixture in some plastic wrap and refrigerate for 20 minutes so it can become firm.
  • Line a baking pan with parchment paper.
  • When the mixture has chilled, remove from plastic wrap and add it to the pan.
  • Working quickly, rub the mixture with your hands, until it crumbles and looks like breadcrumbs.
  • Spread them on the bottom of the baking pan and bake for 20-25 minutes, until crunchy and golden.

For the panna cotta

  • Soak the gelatin in a small bowl full of cold water, until they soften.
  • Using a sharp knife, slice the vanilla bean in half, lengthwise and remove the seeds.
  • Place a saucepan over low to medium heat.
  • Add the milk, heavy cream, vanilla seeds and vanilla pod.
  • As soon as it comes to a boil, remove from heat.
  • Squeeze the gelatin between your fingers and add it to the milk mixture.
  • Whisk until the gelatin has completely dissolved.
  • Finely chop the white chocolate couverture in a bowl.
  • Pour the hot milk mixture over it.
  • Whisk until the chocolate has melted completely and is incorporated in the mixture.
  • Pour the mixture in to silicon cups and refrigerate until the Panna cotta becomes firm and chills completely.

To serve

  • Serve the pannacotta with the hazelnut crumble and some apple chutney.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
34 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
67 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
135 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
21 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
40 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
18 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
6 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
3 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*The nutritional chart and the symbols refer to the basic recipe and not to the serving suggestions.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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