Cherries jubilee with vanilla and yoghurt panna cotta

servings6
50 minutes

Ingredients

Cherries Jubilee

  • 250g of cherries
  • 75g of caster sugar
  • 2 strips of lemon peel
  • 150g of cherries in light syrup, puréed
  • 1/2 tbsp of cornflour, dissolved in a tbsp of water
  • 2 1/2 tbsp of cherry brandy

Vanilla and yoghurt panna cotta

  • 250g of natural yoghurt
  • 2 vanilla pods, split and seeds discarded
  • 65g of caster sugar
  • 500ml of double cream
  • 2 gelatine leaves, soaked in cold water

To plate

  • 12 ginger biscuits

Method

1
For the yoghurt and vanilla panna cotta, combine the cream, sugar and vanilla pods in a saucepan
  • 2 vanilla pods
  • 500ml of double cream
  • 65g of caster sugar
2
Bring the mixture slowly to the boil and stir in the soaked gelatine. Allow to cool for 10 minutes and stir in the yoghurt
  • 2 gelatine leaves
  • 250g of natural yoghurt
3
Pass the mixture through a fine sieve and then pour into 4 individual cups or ramekins. Place in the fridge and leave to set overnight
4
For the cherries jubilee, bring the sugar, puréed cherries and lemon zest to the boil, then turn to down to a simmer and cook for 5 minutes
  • 75g of caster sugar
  • 150g of cherries in light syrup
  • 2 strips of lemon peel
5
Add the whole cherries and simmer gently until tender, then remove the cherries with a slotted spoon
  • 250g of cherries
6
Allow the liquid to reduce until slightly thickened. Dissolve the cornflour in a little water and add to the mixture. Bring back to the boil
  • 1/2 tbsp of cornflour
7
Once boiling, remove from the heat. Divide the whole cherries between plates and pour over the sauce
8
To flame the cherries, in a separate pan heat the cherry brandy. Light with a match or lighter until it flames and pour over the cherries. Serve with the turned out vanilla and yoghurt panna cottas and some ginger biscuits for an extra touch
  • 2 1/2 tbsp of cherry brandy
  • 12 ginger biscuits