Classic Christmas recipe

It takes a little time, but it’s not hard to do.


Yeast mix

  • 60g flour
  • 60g yeast
  • 15g sugar
  • 80ml warm water


  • 500g flour
  • 100g butter
  • 90g sugar
  • 4 egg yolks (or 3 whole eggs)
  • 5g salt
  • 120ml warm water
  • a few drops (~10) of panettone essence (optional)
  • 20g honey (optional)
  • bittersweet chocolate (for chocottone)
  • candied fruits and raisins (for classic panettone)


  • Combine the yeast mix and let it grow for ~ 15 minutes
  • Combine the dough ingredients in a planetary mixer
  • Add the yeast and mix in high speed for ~ 10 minutes
  • Let it rest for ~ 50 minutes
  • Add the chocolatte/fruits and divide the dough in the panettone tins
  • Let it rise again for about 50 minutes. Preheat the oven to 180 ºC (~356ºF)
  • Bake for about 35 minutes, until the crust is golden
  • While still warm put a barbecue stick at the base of them and turn them upside down, supported by a bowl, this will make them not wither

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