Update: Apple & Cinnamon Wholemeal Panettone

Panettone
Having purchased a commercially baked panettone and compared it to my baby panettone (see here) I could see that the few issues I had had with my rising and baking had impacted on the texture of my bread. The mini panettone were delicious but more like regular fruit bread than proper panettone. Continue reading

Homemade Apple & Cinnamon Wholemeal Panettone

Homemade Apple & Cinnamon Wholemeal Panettone
My December recipe for our local paper, The Gisborne Herald, was inspired by the classic Italian dessert Zuccotto.  I create the recipes and on the bottom of the page is an advertisement for a local Mediterranean delicatessen.  Each month features a recipe using some ingredient available from the delicatessen.  Occasionally I get very inspired by a recipe idea and get right through to the baking and making stage before I realise that none of the ingredients are available at the deli.  When I get in my inspired mode, it is full charge ahead…… Sometimes it is back to the drawing board for a few tweaks, sometimes it is a whole recipe redesign. Continue reading