Kitchen Corner

December 30, 2008


I made this Italian bread for Christmas breakfast to cheer up the Christmas atmosphere.
(A) 80g raisin / 80g apricot / 150g rum
(B) 200g bread flour / 30g honey / 3g yeast / 90g water / 20g apple puree
(C) 100g bread flour /20g sugar /1/2 tsp salt / 1 tsp rum / 30g eggs / 20g milk
(D) 80g unsalted butter
(E) 30g sugar powder / 50g plain flour / 5g milk powder / 40g unsalted butter
  1. Soak the ingredients (A) with rum for 5 hours or overnight. (If you don't fancy about liquor, replace it with orange juice)
  2. Mix ingredients (B) at low speed using a dough hook mixer till everything just combine. Place the dough in a clean bow with cling wrap to sit for 3 hours.
  3. Mix ingredients (C) with (B) and knead at low speed then turn to medium speed until it become a smooth dough.
  4. Add in the butter and knead at low speed until the butter combine with the dough. Turn to medium speed continue the kneading process until it become a smooth and elastic dough.
  5. Drain the ingredients (A) then add into (4) until the dough fill up with all the raisin and apricot.
  6. Place the dough into a lightly grease bowl and cover with cling wrap to proof for 60 minutes.
  7. While waiting for the dough, mix the ingredients (E) with finger tips until it become crumbly texture. Set aside and ready to use.
  8. Divide the dough into 3 portions and round them into balls. Place each dough into the Panettone cases and proof for 60 minutes.
  9. Egg wash the doughs and sprinkle over some crumble on the doughs. Bake at 180'C preheated oven for 25 minutes until golden brown.


Passionate About Baking said...

Hi Grace,
Catching up on your postings now? ;) Is panettone a tradition for Christmas too?

Kitchen Corner said...

Hi Jane,
Yes, I'm catching up on posting those baking during the x'mas before 2009. Italian used to have Panettone in Christmas just like those English like fruit cake in x'mas.

Snooky doodle said...

wow these are so cute! i tried making pannettone once but it came so dry. maybe I overbakes it. I like these :)

Happy Flour said...

Hi Kitchen Corner,

Wishing you a Happy, Health and Prosperous 2009. Happy Baking. :)