So what is panettone? Well, it actually is a sweet bread which originates from Milan, Italy. The process to make the actual bread takes a bit of time, which really gives it its fluffy, non-cakey cakey-ness.
The flavor profile found in a panettone cake bread is that of orange, lemon, and raisins... with a whole lot of sweetness! This lent well to our creation of Panettone French Toast! And so, if you’ve still got some leftover panettone (and I’m sure you do as this stuff lasts forever), here’s a great French toast recipe for you to try.
- 2 eggs
- 1/4 cup milk
- 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
- 1 tablespoon butter
- Four 1-inch-thick slices leftover panettone
- Good quality maple syrup, for serving
In a small bowl, lightly beat the eggs. Whisk in the milk and ground cinnamon. In a sauté pan, heat the butter over medium heat and add the panettone. Cook until brown and toasty on both sides, about 3-4 minutes per side. Remove from heat, plate, and serve with good quality maple syrup.