• Panettone Panini

    by Dorothy Reinhold on December 16, 2014


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    Have you had panettone? It’s a traditional sweet Italian Christmas bread, made golden with butter, sugar and eggs, and stuffed with raisins and candied orange peel.

    It’s all that and more.

    It’s baked in a cylinder, so it rises tall and makes a stately presentation at the table. Usually we just cut big hunks of it and wolf them down for breakfast. The next morning, we fight over who ate the last of the panettone and didn’t tell anyone. Good times here in the ShockD household.

    But when Bauli, the makers of the very fine Il Panettone di Milano,  sent over a fragrant loaf with the challenge to join the Bauli Bake Off, I couldn’t resist.

    In the past, I’ve French-toasted panettone (wonderful!), and I’ve made bread pudding out of it. However, it was lunchtime. So out came the George Foreman grill and this time I panini-ed it! Continue Reading…

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