Pandoro Traditional Melegatti is an exquisite Italian Christmas dessert that has captivated taste buds for generations. It is a type of sweet bread that originates from Verona, Italy, and is a staple on festive tables during the holiday season. Loved for its rich flavour, golden appearance, and soft, airy texture, Pandoro has become synonymous with the joy and warmth of the Christmas celebration. The history of Pandoro can be traced back to the 18th century when it was first created in Verona, a city known for its culinary delights. The name "Pandoro" comes from the Italian words "pan" (meaning bread) and "d'oro" (meaning of gold). Over the years, different variations and recipes have evolved, but the essence of the original Pandoro has remained intact.
- One of the distinctive features of Pandoro is its stunning appearance. When baked, it takes the shape of a tall, star-shaped, or eight-pointed star-like dome. The surface is dusted with powdered sugar, resembling a delicate layer of snow. This golden-hued bread captures the essence of Christmas, making it an appealing centerpiece for festive gatherings.
- Pandoro is characterized by its sumptuous flavour and light, spongy texture. The dough is enriched with high-quality ingredients like eggs, butter, sugar, and natural yeast, which contribute to its melt-in-your-mouth taste. The use of butter gives Pandoro a rich, indulgent flavour, while the natural yeast allows it to rise to its characteristic airy consistency. Its delicate, buttery crumb provides a delightful contrast to the powdered sugar that coats the surface.
- Traditionally, Pandoro is served sliced horizontally, resembling the shape of a Christmas tree. The slices are arranged in a pyramid-like structure on a serving plate, and additional powdered sugar is often sprinkled on top for a touch of elegance. Families in Italy typically enjoy Pandoro on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, sharing the joy of the season with loved ones. It pairs exceptionally well with a cup of hot cocoa and coffee.
Wheat flour, fresh Eggs, sugar, butter (Milk), natural sourdough yeast 5,5% (WHEAT flour, water, yeast), emulsifier: mono- and diglycerides of
fatty acids from vegetable origins, glucose-fructose syrup, skimmed MILK powder, salt, cocoa butter, flavours. Bag of powdered sugar 8% (sugar,
wheat starch, flavours).
Wheat, Milk and derivates, Eggs
Nutritional Information per 100g
Energy (kJ): 1630
Energy (kcal): 390
Protein (g): 6.7
Carbohydrate (g): 44,
of which sugars (g): 24
Fat (g): 21,
of which saturates (g): 14
Salt (g): 0.60
Fibre (g): 0.6
Lactose Free: No
Suitable for Vegetarians: Yes
Suitable for Vegan: No
Gluten Free: No
Store in a cool and dry place.
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