Christmas is a time for celebration. And what better way to celebrate than with a holiday feast that ends in a sweet note? Lucky for you, we've got a collection of Christmas cakes that will make your holiday feasts extra memorable - and sweet. Whatever you're in the mood for, you will find the perfect dessert to share with friends and family.
Traditional Fruit Cake
Making a Christmas cake is simpler than a stroll in the snow. It's largely as straightforward as your basic cake recipe, with just one catch; you'll want to kick things off three days in advance by soaking the fruit in brandy, whisky or rum. After all, what's a Christmas fruit cake without a hint of boozy warmth to ignite that holiday spirit?
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White Forest Cake
Indulge in the heavenly delight of a White Forest Cake. This exquisite dessert combines layers of moist vanilla cake with a luscious filling of whipped cream and juicy cherries.
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This festive eggnog cake recipe is three light and fluffy layers of cake sandwiched between decadent buttercream frosting. Garnish with fresh and candied cranberries for a beautiful and delicious holiday dessert that everyone will surely enjoy!
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Gingerbread Latte Cake
Combining the best of both worlds in this modern classic dessert, this Gingerbread Latte Cake lets a rich and gooey gingerbread cake with a velvety coffee whipped cream for an easy dessert that impresses with ease.
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Orange Cranberry Christmas Cake with Sugared Cranberry Wreath
This easy cranberry Christmas cake is a rich, butter cake flavored with almond extract, orange zest, sour cream and fresh or frozen cranberries! To give this cake a festive holiday look, this recipe is finished with an orange glaze and topped with a sugared cranberry and thyme wreath!
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Raspberry White Chocolate Bundt Cake
This raspberry white chocolate bundt cake is gluten-free and dairy-free. It is filled with white chocolate chips, fresh raspberries, and raspberry jam swirled in the center. The white chocolate ganache on top adds the best flavor! This recipe is easy to make and tastes even better than Nothing Bundt Cakes.
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Chocolate Spice Cake
The best chocolate spice cake recipe perfect for your fall and holiday celebrations! You’ll love this old fashioned chocolate spice cake recipe - buttermilk, molasses, and warm spices make this a rich, moist, flavorful cake, and then our incredible cream cheese frosting brings it all together!
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Eggnog Tres Leches Cake
Rich, creamy and bursting with eggnog-y goodness, this eggnog tres leches cake is a festive twist on a favorite classic. While this recipe makes a snack cake friendly 8" x 8" cake, be sure to scroll all the way to the bottom for other size options, including sheet cakes and cupcakes.
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This Cranberry Cake is pretty and delicious! This layer cake features moist vanilla cakes, a homemade cranberry filling, and an ermine buttercream. Elegant with simple decorations, this cake will be fantastic for the holiday season or any special occasion.
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Mini Berry Ripple Cheesecake Pavlovas
Mini pavlovas are a beautiful dessert option for any celebration. These cute mini versions of the classic are swirled with berry puree before baking, then dolloped with a velvety cheesecake topping for an elevated twist on regular whipped cream. Top with your favourite mixed berries for the ultimate crowd-pleasing dessert that’s easier to make than you’d think.
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Christmas Cranberry Bundt Cake with Sour Cream
Tender and moist, tart and sweet, this easy Christmas cranberry bundt cake with sour cream is my very favorite Christmas cake. With just 12 minutes of prep time and a few basic pantry ingredients, you'll have this delicious holiday cake finished, and topped with the simple glaze, in no time!
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Yule Log Cake
Impress your guests this holiday season with a bûche de noël, also known as a yule log cake. The chocolate sponge cake has a mascarpone filling and chocolate ganache frosting that is absolutely delicious! The decoration makes this dessert quite festive for Christmas.
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This small 6 Inch Gingerbread Cake recipe made from scratch without cake mix is a moist and fluffy cake that tastes like Christmas in every bite.
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Gingerbread Bundt Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
This Old Fashioned Gingerbread Bundt Cake with Orange Cream Cheese Frosting is the perfect festive dessert for the holiday season. Fill your home with the old-fashioned fragrance of Christmas- ginger, cinnamon and cloves. The beautiful addition of frosted cranberries on top makes this cake an elegant addition to your holiday table.
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Chai Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting
A twist on your traditional spice cake! Paired with a vanilla bean buttercream frosting, makes this an ideal choice to enjoy this fall season.
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Cranberry Orange Cake
It is ridiculously moist with a burst of fresh orange flavor and tangy tart cranberries. Then the cream cheese orange zest frosting puts it over the top. This is the perfect holiday cake to highlight fresh cranberries that are in season right now.
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Sticky Toffee Pudding
This Easy Sticky Toffee Pudding (aka Sticky Date Pudding) is a classic English dessert consisting of a moist sponge cake made with dried dates and covered with a sticky toffee sauce.
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