A speciality bread-like cake from Milan, now eaten all over Italy during Christmas and Easter. Easily recognised by its tall, large cylindrical shape (panettone means ‘big bread’), it is made from a raised dough enriched with eggs and contains sultanas or raisins, and candied orange and lemon peel. Panettone can be made in individual portions or in one large cake. It can be eaten for breakfast with coffee or it may be served as a dessert with liqueur wine.
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