Panetones in Peru at Christmas

Italian immigrants to South America brought this special cake with them, and it has become a favourite part of the Christmas celebration throughout Latin America, traditionally enjoyed with hot chocolate on Christmas

It is an important part of our activities in and around the refuge at Christmas time; see

Panettone in Italian [called 'panetón’, ‘panetones’ or sometimes just ‘pan dulce’ in Spanish] is a yeasted brioche bread, flavoured with citrus, studded with dried fruits and nuts, and baked in a decorative round paper mold.


Posted on 03 December 2015 and filed under Catering, News from Peru