The history of Pandoro

Pandoro is a very famous cake, born in Verona.

There are a lot of legends on the Pandoro. When Venice was a very famous city, it used to offer food covered with gold leaves.

There was also a cake called “PAN DE ORO”. Another legend tells that the pandoro come from the French brioches. We date the pandoro birthday back to 14 october 1884 when Domenico Menegatti realized it with the typical shape of a star 8 points.




610g flour

250 g butter

117 g sugar

30 g  of baking powder

8 eggs

1  lemon

1 dl whipped  cream

A pinch of vanilla

50 g  of icing sugar



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