Combine 1 can of evaporated milk
with four packages gelatin and bloom
for five minutes.
In a heavy-bottomed saucepan
, bring the remaining milk and heavy cream to a boil. Stir in the sugar
, vanilla bean
, salt, and bourbon
(optional). Combine this mixture with the gelatin mixture and stir until all solids have dissolved. Remove the vanilla bean and pour the mixture into a six-cup brain mold. Refrigerate overnight to fully set.
For the glaze, combine remaining gelatin
with half a cup of cranberry
juice. Bring remaining 1 1/2 cups of juice to a boil and stir into gelatin mixture to dissolve any solids. Pour into a squeeze bottle and leave at room temperature until panna cotta
brain is set.
the panna cotta and drizzle
over it. The glaze will set up immediately.