Learn to Bake Panettone
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Learn to Bake Panettone

Discover the method of how to bake one of the most loved holiday breads in the world.
4.2 (169 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
1,022 students enrolled
Last updated 11/2018
English
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 articles
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • After taking this course you will have the knowledge to bake up your own Panettone.
  • You will learn to mix dough to development, when to add butter, how long to proof the dough etc.
  • You will learn how to make Lievito Madre and how to use it to leaven Panettone.
  • You will learn the stages of making Panettone.
Requirements
  • Traditional Panettone uses a sourdough or "Lievito Madre" for leavening, you will need a sourdough to get started with.
  • A link to how to make your own sourdough and how to make Lievito Madre is included in the course.
  • Panettone molds or a cake mold for holding the dough while it bakes.
  • Common baking equipment (dough containers, scrapers, etc) and an oven.
  • A dough mixer that has decent power is necessary for long mixing.
  • A proofing box or place to keep your dough warm.
  • A kitchen scale that has metric
  • A strong flour and the other ingredients necessary for making Panettone.
Description

Panettone, with it's rich soft buttery interior, studded with fruits, is one of the most loved holiday breads in the world. It was created around 500 years ago in Milan, Italy. Baking up Panettone is an art as well as a method. Some of the finest Panettone bakeries won't share their secrets.

However, in this course, Beesham Soogrim will show you step by step how to make your own Panettone. Teresa L Greenway will be your guide (as well as filming and editing this course). 

Beesham is a professional baker who travels the world giving baking workshops. This course was filmed (by Teresa) during a workshop attended by both Beesham and Teresa. The workshop was sponsored by Puratos (The Quest for Sourdough) during the summer of 2018.

In this course you will learn:

  • How to make your own Lievito Madre, which will then leaven the Panettone.

  • You will see the stages of the Lievito Madre as we build into the pre-ferment dough and then the final Panettone dough.

  • You will learn to proof and develop the dough properly before adding the butter and fruits.

  • How to shape the Panettone dough and put it in the molds.

  • Then you see how to score a traditional Panettone, bake it to perfection.

  • How to cool it so it keeps it's feathery soft interior.

You will be able to bake your own Panettone to share with family and friends for the holidays. 

You will need a strong dough mixer and a kitchen scale that does metric for this course.


Who this course is for:
  • Panettone is a challenging bread to make, it is considered an art. A baker should have intermediate or advanced skills.
  • However, anyone will common sense and a desire to succeed can bake this lovely bread.
  • Beginners with no kitchen skills should not take this course.
Course content
Expand all 17 lectures 01:16:36
+ Welcome to "Learn to Bake Panettone"
2 lectures 01:33

Hello and welcome to our course, "Learn to Bake Panettone."  In this course you will learn to make one of the most popular holiday breads in the world, filled with butter, eggs and fruit.

Preview 01:07

Some things you should know before starting the course.

Preview 00:26
+ Make the Lievito Madre
2 lectures 06:24

To make Panettone, you will need a natural levain, more commonly known as a sourdough starter. You will use the starter to make a Lievito Madre, which then leavens the final Panettone dough.

Make Your Own Sourdough Starter
00:53

Make a Lievito Madre from your sourdough starter. Lievito Madre is a stiff dough used to leaven the Panettone.

Preview 05:31
+ The Panettone Formula
1 lecture 05:06

This is the formula in text. There is also a downloadable pdf file with this lecture.

The Panettone Formula
05:06
+ Mix up the Pre-ferment dough using the Lievito Madre
4 lectures 24:10

Using the Lievito Madre, mix up the pre-ferment dough incorporating the flour and liquids.

Mix the Pre-ferment Dough Part 1
07:58

Continue developing the pre-mix dough.

Mix the Pre-ferment Dough Part 2
07:54

Now that the pre-ferment dough is done developing, add the butter.

Finish up the Pre-ferment Dough.
04:53

Get the finished Panettone pre-ferment dough ready for proofing.

Proof the Pre-ferment Dough.
03:25
+ Make the Final Panettone Dough
2 lectures 14:43

Starting with the pre-ferment dough, make the final Panettone dough.

Mix the Final Dough for Panettone - Part 1
07:36

Finish up the final Panettone dough by adding the rest of the ingredients.

Mix the Final Dough for Panettone - Part 2
07:07
+ Pre-shape and Final-shape the Panettone Dough
1 lecture 07:03

See how to pre-shape, bench rest and then final shape the Panettone.

Pre-shape and Final-shape the Panettone
07:03
+ Scoring the Panettone
2 lectures 10:36

Let's score the Panettone and get it ready for baking.

Scoring the Panettone
10:15

How to make egg washes and what kinds of sugar toppings to use.

The Egg Wash and Toppings
00:21
+ Baking, Cooling and Slicing the Panettone.
1 lecture 05:59

Bake in a pre-heated oven, then cool the Panettone as shown in the video. When cooled completely, slice and enjoy!

Preview 05:59
+ Course Completion
2 lectures 01:01

Thank you so much for taking our course, "Learn to Bake Panettone."

Thank You and Goodbye!
00:28

Find more resources in this lecture. Including a link to get some Panettone molds.

Preview 00:33