When a surprise guest shows up to a gathering where gifts are exchanged, how many times have you heard the host say, "Just give him a panettone?"
Or you get invited last minute to a Holiday Party down the block and you are looking around your house for something to bring, "Just bring a panettone!"
There are usually a lot of panettone to go around this time of year. Its the ultimate in clutch cakes. So if you are stuck with one too many, here's a great idea from Baking Bites: Panettone French Toast.
And check out this great recipe for Panettone Bread Pudding with Coconut from Pham Fatale.