Stumped on what to do with your panettone! Give these recipes a go 🥮

The panettone is a Christmas staple at the Grocer, our staff are chomping at the bit to get their hands on these Christmas delights, every year. This year is no different. 

They have been on the shelves for a matter of days and are selling like hotcakes. As Mariah Carey says - all you want for Christmas is one of our Brerarmilano1930 panettone's.

However, no matter how delicious these tall pillows of Christmas goodness are, what happens if you find yourself with leftovers? Have you been gifted an extra panettone? Looking to extend the Christmas cheer with another panettone? Well, we have compiled these recipes to make panettone the gift that keeps giving.

Scroll through these recipes and you may find that one panettone just isn’t enough!



Poking around for a decadent breakfast Christmas morning or Boxing day treat? Look no further - delicious Panettone French Toast! The perfect option to embrace the Christmas spirit and a recipe that can be altered to whatever is hanging around in the fridge!


4 pieces of fruit of your choice (think, apples, pears, or nectarines)
¼ cup (55g) caster sugar
6 eggs
2 cups (500ml) milk
½ teaspoon nutmeg
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ panettone loaf, thickly sliced
60g unsalted butter, chopped
1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
Toppings of your choice (think Crème Fraîche, yogurt, or whipped cream)
Finely chopped nuts of your choice (pistachio, macadamias, or walnuts)
Icing sugar, to serve


1. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Grease a baking tray and line it with baking paper.

2. Place the fruit on the prepared tray and scatter with 1 tbsp sugar. Roast for 25 minutes or until tender.

3. For the French toast, place eggs, milk, nutmeg, cinnamon, a pinch of salt flakes and the remaining 2 tbs sugar in a large shallow dish and whisk to combine. Add panettone slices in a single layer and let stand, turning the panettone halfway, for 6 minutes to soak.

4. Melt half the butter and half the oil in a large non-stick frypan over medium-high heat. In batches, place the panettone in a pan and cook for 2 minutes on each side or until golden. Transfer to a plate and cover with foil. Repeat with remaining butter, oil and panettone. Divide panettone among serving plates and finish with desired toppings and fruit. Scatter with nuts, dust with icing sugar and drizzle with fruit roasting juices to serve.



This is the perfect salad for your Christmas table or an excellent day-after choice when the festive spirit has been too much and you need a fresh, healthy crunch to bring you back. Important to note about this recipe, ingredients can be altered to work around what you have in the house, especially if there are leftovers after the big feast.


1 cup diced panettone
100 ml extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons of white or red wine vinegar
4 cups of preferred salad leaves
1 cup of ham or turkey (or protein of choice)
¼ of a cup of prosciutto (or cold cut of choice)
1 cup of cranberries or seedless white/red grapes
1 cup of brie or cherry bocconcini


1. Preheat oven to 170°C. Toss panettone in 1 tablespoon of the oil, place on a baking tray and toast in the oven for 8-10 minutes until golden. Set aside to cool and crisp.

2. Whisk together vinegar and remaining oil and season to taste. When ready to serve, scatter salad leaves on a large platter, and add croutons, turkey or ham, prosciutto, cranberries, and cheese. Pour over the dressing and toss well.



Perfect on its own or topped on other desserts, panettone gelati is a crowd favourite at the Grocer and is the perfect option for your dessert table. The perfect thing about panettone gelati is that it can be as panettone-y as you want it! What’s even better, the panettone in this recipe is made as a crumble, so it can be used across desserts or even on a cheeky breakfast.


400g leftover stale panettone
50g icing sugar mixture


1. Preheat oven to 180°C. Line a large baking tray with baking paper.

2. Place the panettone in a food processor and pulse until coarsely chopped. Transfer to prepared tray and toast in the oven, stirring occasionally, for 15-20 minutes until golden. Remove from oven and place on a tray lined with a paper towel to cool. Scatter over the icing sugar and toss to combine. Set aside to completely cool

Simply, add this to your favourite Spring Street Grocer gelato flavour and fold through.


With all these options, you could be eating panettone all day. Check out our full range of panettone on offer below and also what other Christmas goodies we have on offer at the Grocer.

Need some extra Christmas gift inspo? Check out the full range here!



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