Fresh Corn Panna Cotta with Caramel Popcorn

In this case, it's 100% cool to be corny.
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fresh corn panna cotta

Recipe by Rochelle Palermo

Start to Finish: 30 minutes (plus chilling)

Servings: Makes 6


  • 1 envelope unflavored gelatin

  • 2 cups heavy cream

  • 1 cup whole milk

  • 1/2 cup sugar 

  • 4 ears corn, kernels cut from cobs and cobs reserved

  • Caramel corn, for garnish

  • Caramel sauce, for drizzling


In small bowl, soften gelatin in 3 tbsp. water. In saucepan, simmer cream, milk, sugar, and corn kernels and cobs over medium for 5 minutes. Cover and steep for 15 minutes. Strain; return to saucepan. Add gelatin. Heat over medium, stirring until gelatin dissolves, about 3 minutes. Divide among six 3/4-cup ramekins. Cover and refrigerate until set, about 4 hours. Top with caramel corn and caramel sauce before serving.