A symbol of Easter and Spring time in Italy, the Colomba, or dove in English, is a traditional cake in the shape of a flying dove, soft and moist and similar in consistency to the Christmas panettone with candied fruit inside and a crunchy sweet almond topping.
Our beautifully wrapped Colombe have just been handmade for Vorrei this year by Franco Apa a talented artisan Pastry Chef based in Cosenza, southern Italy.
- Freshly handmade exclusively for Vorrei
- Made from top quality ingredients
- Beautifully hand-wrapped with love and care!
- Traditional Italian Easter gift
- See our exclusive receipes using Colomba Cake on the Vorrei Blog
Flour, butter, sugar, water, egg yolk, candied fruit, yeast, skimmed milk powder, gluten, honey, emulsifier: mono & di-glycerides of fatty acids, natural dried yeast, salt, natural flavourings. Topping: Sugar, rice flour, egg yolk, vegetable oil, apricot kernels, starch, natural flavourings.
Our Producer - Franco Apa
Franco is an innovative pastry chef and owner of one of the very best cake shops in the southern city of Cosenza. Loyal customers travel from far and wide to buy his amazing cakes. This year in search of a genuine artisanal product with excellent quality ingredients, we asked Franco to personally make our Colomba Easter cakes and we are really pleased with the finished result!