10 Fabulous Festive Christmas Cakes to Make at Home

There are some absolutely fabulous Christmas cakes that will create the perfect centerpiece for your Christmas table. Here are some of our favorites that you can make at home.


christmas pudding christmas cake


This “Christmas Pudding Christmas Cake” is a great choice if you don’t want too much fruit and you can combine a pudding with your cake. This simply decorated Christmas cake has been made in a traditional Christmas pudding bowl to get the perfect shape!


tardis christmas cake

 OK, so this is more of a gingerbread house than a Christmas cake but it is pretty spectacular for Doctor Who fans who want a slightly different centerpiece! Instructions and pictures can be found here. This is geeky festive heaven!


Christmas fruit cake


This is a traditional fruit Christmas cake with cut out holly leaves making it a great choice if your piping skills leave a lot to be desired!


traditional christmas cake


There is nothing quite like a traditional Christmas cake with marzipan and royal icing. This beautiful cake with royal icing made into small peaks to create the snow is simply decorated but looks incredibly effective!


frozen christmas cake


Any home with small children will love this cake that is inspired by the film “Frozen.” This Victoria sponge is filled with buttercream and has a fondant Olaf standing on top!

christmas bundt cake


For a different type of Christmas cake, try this Tie-Dye Christmas Wreath Cake. It’s incredibly colorful and simple to make and children can help to make it without fear of them messing it up.

velvet christmas cake


This unusual Christmas cake is flavored with peppermint and decorated with crushed candy canes. It is ideal if you don’t have much time to prepare a show-stopping cake and if you don’t want a traditional fruit-flavored cake.

chrismtas cupcake centerpiece


An easy and amazing centerpiece that makes a stunning alternative to a traditional Christmas cake or as a showpiece at a party. The individual cupcakes are made from vanilla sponge and decorated with green icing and jelly candies.


christmas fruit cake


This moist fruitcake is sugar-free but does contain a lot of alcohol! If you love nuts, then you’ll really love this cake! Although if you’re entertaining children, too, you may want a non-alcoholic alternative, too.

mnm chevron christmas cake


OK, so this cake doesn’t actually involve any cooking but it looks great and if you love chocolate then this is the perfect Christmas cake for you! It is literally a chocolate cake covered in more mini chocolate M&M’s! Easy but looks very effective.

Go ahead and send us pictures of your festive bakes – we’d love to see them!

Post Author: Katy Willis

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