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Top 25 Christmas cakes

Here's our pick of the best tutorials for beautiful Christmas cakes to inspire you this festive season.

9th Nov 2017

It’s hard to believe it's nearly Christmas again, every year it seems to come around more and more quickly!

And no Christmas spread is complete without a beautifully decorated, showstopping cake taking pride of place in the center of the table, so we've rounded up our pick of the best tutorials for Christmas cakes to inspire you this festive season. And for those who aren't fans of traditional cakes, there's no need to worry as there are plenty of alternatives to fruit cakes and marzipan icing here! From gingerbread men cakes to igloos, you're sure to find something to surprise and delight your guests with this holiday.

1. Scandinavian cake

Scandinavian style Christmas cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Rich chocolate fruit cake

Chocolate fruit cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. Robin cake

Robin Christmas cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Glynis McGuinness in Asda Magazine, December 2013.

4. Snow and ice cake

snow and ice cake

Image credit: Dr. Oetker

 5. Mary Berry's Christmas cake

Mary Berry's Christmas cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. Marzipan fruit decorated cake

Marzipan Christmas cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Advent Calendar cake

christmas cakes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Gingerbread man cake

Gingerbread man Christmas cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Baking Mad

 

9. Ornament Wreath cake

Wreath Christmas cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: My Cake School

 

10. Giant Christmas cupcake

Giant Christmas cupcake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Baking Mad

11. Snowman celebration cake

Snowman celebration cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Baking Mad

12. Snowman Christmas cake

snowman Christmas cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13. Igloo cake

Igloo cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Cake Girls

14. Gingerbread house candy cane cake

candy cane cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Rose Bakes

15. Snowflake cake

snowflake Christmas cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

16. Christmas Elf birthday cake

Christmas elf cake image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Rose Bakes

 

17. Santa's stuck in the chimney cake

Santa's stuck in the chimney cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Rose Bakes

18. Vegan, gluten and dairy-free Christmas cake with crystalised cranberries

Vegan, gluten and dairy-free Christmas cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Veronica and Amy Pearce

 

19. Deliciously indulgent Christmas cake

Christmas tree cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20. Silver Cardinal cake

cardinal Christmas cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: The Cake Blog

21. Christmas pudding Christmas cake

Christmas pudding cake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Brighton Cakes

22. Chocolate raspberry forest cake

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Image credit: Chocolate Carrot

23. Gingered Christmas fruitcake with rustic decorations

Rustic Christmas tree fruitcake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image credit: Domestic Gothess


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