Pan de Pascua

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Pan de Pascua
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Type Sweet cake
Place of origin Chile
Main ingredients Ginger, honey, candied fruits, raisins, walnuts and almonds
Cookbook:Pan de Pascua  Pan de Pascua

Pan de Pascua (Easter bread) is a typical Chilean cake[1] that is traditionally eaten around Christmas time. Despite its name, it is a cake made from batter, and not a true bread. It is similar to a sweet sponge cake flavored with ginger and honey. It usually contains candied fruits, raisins, walnuts and almonds. Pan de Pascua was originally introduced to Chile by German immigrants. The Chilean version combines characteristics of the German Stollen and the Italian panettone.

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