Panettone Pancakes

December  9, 2010
3 Ratings
  • Serves 4
Author Notes

Pulling out some of the key flavors of a Panettone, namely the raisins, candied citron and lemon peel, I gave my basic pancake recipe a holiday flavor. A little cinnamon ups the holiday ante, yet some clove or cardamom would also be welcome additions. - raisedbycoffee —raisedbycoffee

Test Kitchen Notes

These were very good and a nice tribute to traditional panettone. They cooked a little hot on my very average stovetop— I’d keep the heat at no more than medium. We don’t have much in the way of sweet teeth and so we just topped them with butter and enjoyed them. —jstew52

What You'll Need
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 3/4 tablespoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins, coarsely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons candied citron or orange, coarsely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon lemon zest
  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, salt and cinnamon until well mixed. In a separate bowl, whisk together the milk, butter and eggs. Add liquid ingredients quickly to flour mixture and combine, but do not overbeat. Finally, mix in raisins, citron, and lemon zest until well incorporated into mixture.
  2. Heat and lightly butter a skillet or pan over medium high heat. Gently stir the batter before each pancake to evenly distribute the fruit that may have sunk to the bottom of the bowl. Add about 1/3 cup of batter to skillet and flip pancakes when edges look cooked and center begins to bubble.
  3. Remove pancakes and keep pancakes warm in oven until all are ready to serve.
  4. Pancakes can be served with maple syrup, but to sustain the seasonal sentiment, top with honey and sauteed pears or apples.
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