Panettone is a classic Italian Christmas dish. To be more precise: a Christmas dessert. On most tables in Italy, the Christmas dinner ends with this light cake. The secret? Most families skip making this dish themselves. If they already have a panettone recipe, it is dusty somewhere, because the vast majority of Italians buy their panettone elsewhere . If you are planning to do that, here are seven golden tips for buying a panettone .
True fans of Italian cuisine should try to make a good panettone recipe at least once. While collecting all the ingredients can be a challenge, even true Italians can make a big impression with a successful version of this cake. Our panettone recipe takes about two hours to make, but then you also have something. Still looking for a different dessert? We have an overview of twelve Italian desserts to lick your fingers elsewhere on our site .