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 making homemade Pandoro shape


instructions with pictures for making pandoro: how to make the traditional shape, add flavors to dough and bake. A cake ot Italian tradition for Christmas made at home

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Instructions: how to shape and bake pandoro

christmas bells


mix flour and sugar

after 2 hours mix OZ 13 (375 grams) of flour with OZ 3  (80 grams) of sugar

add 3 yolks and 1 eggsOZ 1+1/2 (40 grams) of butter and mix

add eggs

mix doughs

mix the new dough with the leavened one

grate one lemon peel

grate lemon peel

add lemon peel

add to the dough

knead the dough for 10 minutes and make it leaven for at least 1 hour

knead dough

pandoro dough

take the dough, it should be smooth and elastic

add the yolk

add yolk

add cream

add the cream

roll out the dough as wide as possible

roll dough

spread butter

spread out the butter

fold and roll out the dough at last 3 times, then make a ball and let it rest no less than 30 minutes

fold dough


knead the dough for 5 minutes

grease the baking pan with butter

grease baking pan

dough in baking pan

put the dough in and let  half pan free

let the dough leaven up to the top

leavened dough

put into oven

put into the oven at F 350  (180 C), put a bowl with water in.Use the ventilated program.

after 20 minutes reduce the temperature to F 320 (160 C) for 20 minutes again

let the pandoro cool

cooling pandoro

sprinkle with sugar powder

sprinkle with sugarpowder

the pandoro is good cold, but tepid is better, due its flavors


Merry Christmas!


pandoro cake

making pandoro

making pandoro

making pandoro


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