Pina Colada Panna Cotta Recipe

Shout out to all pina colada lovers out there! This recipe is ideal for you! Delicious pina colada panna cotta with pineapple sauce is real refreshment and enjoyment! I really like the taste of both pannacotta and pina colada and this dessert is absolutely my favorite! The smell of coconut and pineapple in the kitchen…mmm, marvelous! Try the recipe:

Servings 4


For the Panna cotta:

  • 10 g packet gelatin (or 3 gelatin leaves)
  • 230 ml/8 fl oz. /1 coconut milk
  • 250 ml/8 fl oz. /1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 ½ tablespoon Malibu liqueur (or white rum)
  • 5 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 25 g/1 oz. / 1/8 cup caster/superfine sugar

For the pineapple sauce (optional):

  • 8 oz./227 grams (1 can) pineapple chunks (along with the juice)
  • 3 tablespoons sugar (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons water



To make the Panna cotta:

  • Into a heatproof bowl, pour 75 ml/3 fl oz. /5 tbsps. almost-boiling wate, then add the powdered gelatin.
  • Stir until dissolved, then leave to cool. If using gelatin leaves cover the leaves with the water and leave for 20 minutes or until softened.
  • In a heavy-based saucepan, pour the coconut milk, heavy cream, liqueur and pineapple juice; stir in the sugar. Bring to the boil, reduce the heat and simmer for 5-8 minutes until the sugar has dissolved.
  • Remove from the heat and stir in the gelatin liquid in a thin, steady stream or add the softened leaves and stir until dissolved. Leave to cool.
  • Pour the milk mixture into four 150 ml/ ¼ pint/ 2/3 cup ramekins or small dishes. Chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour until set.
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To make the pineapple sauce:

  • Meanwhile, make the pineapple sauce. Place the fruit along with the juice from the can into a saucepan with the sugar and water.
  • Place over a gentle heat and cook for 5 minutes or until the sugar has dissolved and the fruit is beginning to collapse.
  • Serve with the set Panna cottas.

Buon Appetito!