pan·​et·​to·​ne | \ ˌpä-nə-ˈtō-nē How to pronounce panettone (audio) , ˌpa- \

Definition of panettone

: a usually yeast-leavened bread containing raisins and candied fruit

Examples of panettone in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Generously line with the butter or ghee a large gratin or other deep baking dish large enough to accommodate all the panettone pieces and the custard. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, "Get Cooking: How to make panettone bread pudding," 24 Dec. 2019 Choices will include minestrone soup, Caesar salad, lobster ravioli, filet mignon, gnocchi Sorrentina, branzino Mediterraneo, panettone and tiramisu. Rod Stafford Hagwood,, "Looking for a Christmas Eve and/or Day restaurant? Look no further.," 3 Dec. 2019 Among them: dry panettone, equally dry maraschino-cherry studded holiday hams and medicinal eggnog. Kate Krader,, "The holiday foods you love to hate can actually be delicious," 9 Dec. 2019 Place panettone into the batter and soak each side for about 20 seconds and put directly into the hot pan. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "This Panettone French Toast Recipe Is Perfect for a Christmas in July Party," 14 June 2019 For those unfamiliar, panettone is a sweet bread made with fruit that's typically served during Christmastime. Perri Ormont Blumberg, Southern Living, "This Panettone French Toast Recipe Is Perfect for a Christmas in July Party," 14 June 2019 An abundance of pandoro cakes (panettone without the fruit), cannolis, and Italian rainbow cake cookies, were also on offer. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, "Chef Laila Gohar Provides Fructose and Glucose Galore at Vogue’s Pre-Met Gala Party," 6 May 2018 After midnight Mass at a nearby church that holds the saintly relics of an ancestor, the family will return home for panettone and a glass of fine Marsala wine. J.s. Marcus, WSJ, "Luxury Homeowners Discover the Delight of Sicily Living," 20 Dec. 2018 The brothers baked crusty loaves and spindly breadsticks, fruited panettone and focaccia. Jonathan Kauffman, San Francisco Chronicle, "At North Beach’s Liguria Bakery, the Soracco family knows focaccia — and San Francisco," 12 Jan. 2018

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First Known Use of panettone

1841, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for panettone

Italian, from panetto small loaf, diminutive of pane bread, from Latin panis — more at food

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The first known use of panettone was in 1841

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14 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Panettone.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Feb. 2020.

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