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Feb 10, 2012 11:58 AM

transporting panna cotta--too risky?

I want to make some panna cotta to take a friend's house tonight but I'm a little worried about the gelatin. I live up North and it's February, so it's not going to be too warm out tonight, but I will have to spend 30-40 minutes in the subway (which is not hot, but a lot warmer than the refrigerator...). Do you think it will melt or will I be okay?

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  1. Can you put a cold pack of some sort under it and then wrap it in newspaper and a bag or some other insulating carrier? Then I think it would be fine.

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    1. re: escondido123

      plus one on this. even surrounded by ice in a ziploc in a ziploc will be fine. i'd be more worried about sloshing it and mushing it, lol, on a crowded subway.

      1. re: hotoynoodle

        Hmmm, well i do have some cold packs in my freezer that I could just put in the thing I'm transporting the cups in. Would probably work for long enough...

        1. re: Lady_Tenar

          it's already portioned? i was picturing a big piece that you would cut and plate. just be careful. you'll be fine.

          1. re: hotoynoodle

            Yeah, it's already portioned in a little individual cups. I'm not worried about them getting smashed (I won't be riding the subway at a super busy time...) I just don't want them to melt.

            1. re: Lady_Tenar

              You can put them in a baking pan or aluminum tin w/ tall sides, pour ice around them to keep them stationary and cold.