Panettone, 2 lb.

This recipe originated in Italy where it is still a favorite holiday fruit bread.

    8 fl ounces (1 cup) water, 80°F
    2 eggs, large
    ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
    3 tablespoons butter or margarine
    4 cups bread flour
    3 tablespoons sugar
    1½ teaspoons salt
    2¼ teaspoons active dry yeast
    2 teaspoons bread machine yeast
    ½ cup raisins
    ¾ cup mixed fruit and peel
    3 tablespoons slivered almonds
    2½ tablespoons grated lemon peel

  1. Add liquids ingredients and butter to pan.
  2. Add all dry ingredients, except yeast to pan. Tap pan to settle dry ingredients, then level ingredients, pushing some of the mixture into the corners. Lock pan into bread maker.
  3. Make a well in center of dry ingredients; add yeast. Lock pan into bread maker.
  4. Program for recommended select setting BASIC WHITE (1, 2, 3). Program timer if being used. Turn bread maker on. When done, turn off, unlock pan and remove with oven mitts. Shake bread out of pan and cool on rack before slicing.