Key Lime Panna Cotta
Prep time: 40 mins
Cook time: 5 mins
Total time: 45 mins
  • ½ cup half-and-half
  • ½ cup low-fat sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 tbsp grated lime rind
  • ¼ tsp salt, divided
  • 1 cup 2% reduced-fat milk, divided
  • 1¼ tsp unflavored gelatin
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • Cooking spray
  • Honey
  • 4 tbsp Graham cracker crumbs
  1. Combine first 3 ingredients and ⅛ teaspoon salt in a small saucepan; bring to a boil.
  2. Remove pan from heat; cover and let stand for 30 minutes.
  3. Place ¼ cup 2% milk in a medium bowl. Sprinkle gelatin over milk; let stand 10 minutes.
  4. Return pan to medium-high heat; bring to a simmer. Add hot milk mixture to gelatin mixture, stirring until gelatin dissolves. Add remaining ¾ cup 2% milk.
  5. Strain mixture through a fine sieve into a medium bowl; discard solids.
  6. Stir in 1 tablespoon lime juice. Divide mixture evenly among 4 (4-ounce) ramekins or custard cups lightly coated with cooking spray. Cover with plastic wrap, and refrigerate overnight (or for at least 4 hours).
  7. To serve, loosen edges of panna cotta with a knife or rubber spatula. Invert ramekins onto dessert plates.
  8. Drizzle each with honey mixture, and top with graham cracker crumbs.
Makes 4
    Recipe by My San Francisco Kitchen at