If your pantry is packed with Colomba over the Easter period and you’re not quite sure what you’re going to do with it all, we have some simple yet delicious ways in which you can use this classic Italian Easter treat.

Try this zuppa inglese, using a Colomba and chocolate Easter eggs to make a dessert which will have the whole family wanting seconds.

Featuring stone fruit, jam, ricotta, mascarpone and cream, this treat is a sweet-tooth’s dream!

For something slightly less sweet, put a twist on the Italian classic tiramisù, by using Colomba instead of Savoiardi biscuits.

Sprinkle toasted almonds over the top of the tiramisù to replicate the Colomba in its original form.

For a winter warmer, try this rich and delicious Colomba pudding recipe, which only takes up to 20 minutes to make.

Top with cream and a dusting of cinnamon and serve hot for the ultimate baked treat.

Indulge in the perfect Easter breakfast with this Colomba baked French toast recipe.

Featuring all of the sugars and spices which warm the soul, this treat also heroes fresh figs.

Go out with a bang and try this decadent Colomba tart, complete with dark chocolate and orange marmalade.

This sweet treat is best served with whipped cream or ice cream and berries on top.

If these five recipes aren’t enough incentive to use all of your Colomba up, then we’re not sure what is!