Flamigni’s fig & dark chocolate panettone puts a twist on the classic Italian Christmas bread with one of the Mediterranean’s favourite fruits – the fig. The panettone is packed with chewy chunks of dried fig and pieces of indulgent dark chocolate. A hazelnut and bitter almond-flavoured frosting adds a delicious frangipane-like crunchy topping.
Flamigni panettones take three days to make. This may sound like a long time, but they make every hour count. The dough is slow-leavened for an exceptional texture when baked. Each panettone is shaped and scored by hand. Flamigni don’t compromise on ingredients either, sourcing only the best quality fruits no matter where in the world they have to go for them.
Serve a slice of fig & dark chocolate panettone with after dinner coffee, and top with a dollop of vanilla cream. Or enjoy simply with a cup of tea or hot chocolate, and curl up under a blanket for a moment of indulgence.
Flamigni started in 1930 as a pastry and coffee shop in Forli, in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. Three brothers, Armando, Lieto and Aurelio Flamigni saw great success with their traditional Italian pastries. In the 1970s, the son-in-law of one of the Flamigni brothers encouraged the company to try their hand at other Italian specialities. Armed with their expertise in cakes and pastries, Flamigni developed their range of nougat, panettones and other confectionery.
Flamigni try to use traditional recipes, equipment and techniques wherever possible. They use one of the first marron glace recipes ever recorded, they make their nougat in traditional copper pots, and their biscuits are made using traditional methods that have been handed down through generations. In this way they hope to preserve Italy's confectionery-making heritage for future generations to enjoy.
Ingredients: PANETTONE: wheat flour, dried figs 15% (dried figs 95%, rice flour), butter, sugar, pasteurized egg yolk, dark chocolate 7% (sugar, cocoa paste, cocoa butter, emulsifier soy lecithin, natural vanilla flavouring), natural sourdough (wheat flour, water), emulsifier mono- and diglycerides of fatty acids and sunflower lecithin, sugar syrup, salt, malted wheat flour, flavourings, vanilla extract from Madagascar berries. ICING (10%): sugar, pasteurized egg white, hazelnuts, apricot kernels, rice flour.
Allergy Advice: for allergens see ingredients listed in bold. May contain almonds and pistachios.
Storage: keep the product away from heat sources and direct sunlight.
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