Panettone is a traditional Italian bread usually served at Christmastime. Like brioche and challah, it gets much of its flavor from butter. It also gets flavor from the candied fruits it contains.
Before beginning, review the steps for bread making.
Combine the flour, milk, and sugar in a bowl. Sprinkle the yeast over the mixture and let soften for 3 minutes. Add the egg and mix, then add the salt. Mix for 3 minutes, cover with an upturned bowl or plastic wrap, and let rest for 20 minutes. Add the butter and the orange zest. Knead the dou