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Published: 5 Dec 2012      

30 minutes

Panettone, an Italian festive classic bread. We find it more and more in our shops, why not make one as a special foodie gift for family and friends?



450 grams                     Strong White Bread Flour          

1 tsp                             Sugar   

1 tsp                             Salt     

1                                  Lemon juice of  

50 grams                       Pine Nuts         

50 grams                       Raisins            

50 grams                       Mixed Peel       

1 sachet                        Easy Bake Yeast (7g sachet)    

1                                  Egg Beaten      

25 grams                       Butter Melted    

200 ml                          Water Warm     

                                    Butter To Glaze, Melted

2                                  Eggs To Glaze, Beaten


How to make Panettone

  • Place all of the ingredients into a mixer with a dough hook attached.
  • Mix to a soft dough and knead for 5 minutes.
  • If mixing by hand, put the dry ingredients into a bowl, sprinkle on the yeast and mix to a soft dough with the butter, lemon juice, egg and water.
  • Knead on a floured board for 10 minutes.
  • Place the dough into a round, greased tin (18cm/7” diameter x 9cm/3½” deep).
  • Leave to prove until double in size then glaze with the beaten eggs.
  • Bake at 190°C/370°F/Gas Mark 5 for 30 minutes.   
  • Brush the Panettone with melted butter while still warm.