First time I ever had this was at a progressive dinner at the lake with my friends... OMG, there is only one word for this... Yyyuummmm!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

Source for this recipe: JUNE 2011 issue of Better Homes & Gardens

Coconut Panna Cotta with Tropical Fruit 

Ingredients 
1 Tbsp.. powdered gelatin 
1 15-oz. can coconut cream (Daisy prefers Coco Lopez brand) 
1 13.5 oz. can unsweetened coconut milk 
2 cups chilled whipping cream 
1/4 cup confectioners' sugar 
Tropical fruits, such as kiwi, mango, papaya, star fruit, pineapple, or kumquats, peeled, if necessary, and sliced or cut up (1-1/2 cups total) 
Dark rum (optional)

Directions 
1. Sprinkle gelatin evenly over 1/4 cup cool water in a small bowl. Set aside to soften.
2. In a medium saucepan, heat the coconut cream and coconut milk over medium heat until the sides begin to bubble. Reduce heat and whisk in the softened gelatin, stirring until completely dissolved.
3. Fill a large bowl with ice cold water. Strain coconut mixture into a bowl that will fit easily into the bowl of cold water. Set bowl of coconut mixture into bowl of water to cool, stirring every few minutes with a rubber spatula until the mixture starts to thicken and replacing cold water occasionally. If mixture starts to set, remove it immediately.
4. Remove bowl of coconut mixture from bowl of water. Empty water and wipe the bowl dry. In dry bowl, stir cream and confectioners' sugar together until sugar is dissolved. Stir into coconut mixture. Divide among six 7- to 8-oz. custard cups. Chill until firm, at least 6 hours.
5. To serve, top with fruit and a drizzle of rum. Makes 6 servings. 

 

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