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Dove cake: the perfect delicious recipe to recycle leftover dove cake

Dove cake: the perfect delicious recipe to recycle leftover dove cake

There dove cake it’s a sweet fluffy, delicious and very easy to prepare, perfect for recycling leftover Easter cake. One of the most popular Easter desserts, not a single crumb of the dove should be wasted: that’s why we have chosen to transform it into a delicious cake enriched with many drops of dark chocolate.

We are sure it will become one of your favorite desserts, arecycling idea clever that you can achieve by also using two other sourdough products typical of Christmas celebrations, such as pandoro and panettone.

Per prepararla, ti basterà spezzettare la colomba e aggiungerla a un impasto a base di flour, latte, uova, zucchero, olio e lievito per dolci: in cottura i pezzetti di colomba if amalgameranno perfettamente al resto degli ingredienti, per un risultato che conquisterà proprio all.

Discover how to prepare the dove cake following the step-by-step procedure and advice: it is perfect to be tasted at breakfast Oh snack over tea or coffee with your guests.

If you are looking for other ideas to reinvent this typical Easter dessert, try the Colomba zuccotto or be inspired by one of our recipes, including a mouth-watering Colomba tiramisu or a delicious Apple and Colomba crumble.


dark chocolate drops

baking powder

How to prepare dove cake

Start making the dove cake by slicing the dove 1.

Then cut it into small pieces and put them in a bowl 2. It doesn’t matter if they are regular, because they will mix with the rest of the ingredients.

Separately, whisk the eggs and sugar until the mixture becomes clear and frothy 3. Then add the milk and seed oil slowly while continuing to whisk.

Finally add the sifted flour and the baking powder for the desserts 4 and stir again to mix all the ingredients well.

At this point, add the broken dove and the chocolate chips, and mix well with a spatula until the dove is well mixed with the cake batter 5.

Pour the mixture into a 22 cm diameter mold, buttered and floured, and smooth the surface well, then bake at 180°C for about 35-40 minutes. Do the toothpick test, which should come out dry, then take the cake out and let it cool before sprinkling it with icing sugar. 6.

Your dove cake is ready to be tasted 7.


You can flavor the dough with what you prefer: grated orange or lemon zest, vanilla extract or even, if the cake is not intended for children, a liqueur such as rum.


Dove cake can be stored under a bell jar or in a special airtight container for about 3-4 days.

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