Chocolate and mint are matches in holiday flavor heaven. Here, the dark chocolate bundt cake gets artistic Christmas cake decorations via crushed candy canes or peppermint candies.
Wonderful with just the vanilla sour cream topping, vanilla cake is transformed into a sensational treat with the addition of berries and a shimmery strawberry jam coating. A white chocolate bow rounds out these Christmas cake decorations to make it look like a wreath!
Wrap up a classic holiday dinner with this totally modern take on the Christmas fruit cake. Holiday touches like thyme sprigs (reminiscent of evergreen trees) and bourbon (ooh, that warmth!) make this a traditional Christmas cake with some extra flair.
The best Christmas cake decorations are desserts in themselves—like these gingerbread cookies. Brush with powdered sugar to make it look like they're celebrating on a snowy day.
Don't be fooled by these pillowy, elegant Christmas cake decorations: Preparation of this dessert is a cinch thanks to its brownie-mix base. Just cook according to package directions and top with dollops of our homemade marshmallow-coffee frosting.
Upgrade a traditional bundt cake recipe with light rum and vanilla beans for an easy Christmas cake. For a decorative finish, bake the batter in a patterned tube pan and shower the finished product with powdered sugar.
A Christmas tree made out of candied citrus slices will bring a smile to the faces of adults and children alike. The real joy, however, comes from the moist traditional Christmas cake with a hint of citrus that lies beneath.
This flourless torte is rich and spirited thanks to the flavor it gains from Frangelico and a chocolaty hazelnut spread. A boozy whipped cream and chocolate-hazelnut drizzle make for pretty Christmas cake decorations.
Bring back a holiday classic! This traditional Christmas cake includes rolled chocolate cake, cream cheese frosting, and decorative sugared cranberries for the ultimate holiday dessert.
Kick your classic white cake mix up a notch with shredded orange peel and layers of creamy dulce de leche. Coat with whipped cream and a drizzle of caramelized sugar for a holiday decorated cake that is sure to wow guests.
These moist mini Christmas cakes are ideal for a holiday dessert buffet. Decorating options include grated orange peel, mini chocolate pieces, minced peanut brittle, and cinnamon candies.
Sandwiched between layers of crimson red velvet cake is a mascarpone-vanilla bean filling. On top, a creamy layer of chocolate ganache adds decadence and shine to this Christmas cake recipe.
Who says a decadent Christmas cake recipes require baking? This frozen torte pairs perfectly with a warm cup of coffee or tea served post-holiday meal.
Bourbon and coffee crystals add depth of flavor to this super moist, adults-only Christmas cake recipe. Bake the cake up to two days in advance, so all that's left is to make and drizzle the sauce over the top the day it's served.
For all of you coconut fans, this winter white option is bursting with the sweet and fruity ingredient. Shredded coconut adds texture to the traditional Christmas cake's filling, while toasted coconut chips garnish the lovely creme fraiche frosting.
Canned pumpkin or mashed sweet potato are the perfect seasonal addition to classic carrot cake. Walnuts, homemade buttercream frosting, and a skillet fruit topping complete this piled-high final course.
Surprise! This showy cake starts with a mix. Butterscotch pudding makes it moist, while homemade chocolate icing increases the sweetness of this easy Christmas cake.
A blend of sweet maple syrup and tangy Greek yogurt smothers the top of this mascarpone-enhanced Christmas cake recipe. Top with candied walnuts to add a savory crunch to the creamy dessert.
Packed with pecans, cranberries, and seasoned apples, this Christmas fruit cake recipe is showy and sweet. We can't blame you if you never go back to the original.
To keep this light-but-luscious Christmas log cake from cracking, roll it up with the filling before it cools. This ensures a beautiful red velvet spiral.
A Christmas fruit cake doesn't have to be crunchy and dense. An assortment of seasonal spices, including cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, flavor this warmly-spiced cake. Its garnish of warm harvest fruit, gooey caramel, and chocolate whipped cream make it perfect for cool weather.
Finely shredded orange peel gives this pretty chocolate-and-vanilla swirled cake a festive feel. Chile powder adds a touch of heat to this Christmas cake recipe.
Single-serving cakes are an easy dessert option sure to please holiday guests. Chocolate mini Christmas cakes are filled with fresh raspberries and glazed with an ultra-rich icing. You can also opt for Christmas cupcakes if you want to go the individual-serving route.
The citrusy oranges and sweet chocolate ganache prove complementary in this holiday carrot cake. Shredded coconut and an orange-cream cheese filling pack the layered dessert.
This cinnamon-spiced Christmas fruit cake recipe features pieces of cranberry, pear, and walnut with every bite. A warm homemade caramel sauce is the icing on the cake. Literally.
Sure, one layer of cheesecake is good, but four scrumptious layers are even better. An espresso-flavored filling tops chocolate coffee ganache and a wafer-cookie crust. Sour cream icing finishes the dessert for one indulgent Christmas cake recipe.
Chocolate-lovers, rejoice! This dense Christmas cake recipe boasts a generous helping of fudgy chocolate and a hint of hazelnut.
We can hardly keep track of all the scrumptious elements in the swirls of these holiday cakes. From whipped cream and brandied cherries to a chocolate ganache coating, the festive roll is packed to the brim.
This towering torte looks and tastes delicious. Layers of hazelnut holiday cake sandwiches juicy pears and a rich, creamy dulce de leche filling.
This holiday season, save the cranberry sauce for dessert. By removing the crust and adding sugared cranberries, you can give your traditional cheesecake an easy Christmas cake makeover.
Tart dried cherries add a flavor contrast to the grappa-laced whipped cream that tops this festive cornmeal cake. Make a set of these into elegant holiday decorated cakes by using a large doily to create a charming powdered sugar design.