Panettone is a type of sweet bread load originally from Italy, usually prepared and enjoyed for Christmas and New Year. The Delicious combination of the finest ingredients with natural raisins and candied orange peel, which are added by hand to the mixture, results in a unique sweet flavor and an exquisitely moist texture.
Italian Panettone is a rich, citrus-scented, fruit-studded, cake-like bread. Panettone recipe creates the perfect loaf of this Italian Christmas Bread and it makes the perfect breakfast pairing with cappuccino or a delicious dessert pairing with ice cream.
The egg yolks and butter give it an almost cake like texture. It is sometimes called a cake bread, and when you taste it, you immediately know why.
This bread comes from Milan, Italy from the 15th century. Its name means “bread of Toni” (literally “el pan del Toni”), and there are many legends about how it came about. In classic Italian fashion, most involve a love story.