It’s Christmastime and that means it’s also the season for holiday baking! Gather in the kitchen with all your family and start making some treats that align with all of the winter festive Ites. Today we have compiled 35 scrumptious and festive Christmas cakes that hopefully inspire you to make something a little bit different this year.
1. Classic Christmas
Baking Inspiration provides us with an easy recipe to make a classic Christmas cake all throughout the holiday season. Fill the home with the fragrance of the celebration and have your family gathering around the table to take a bite.
2. Rev Velvet and Cinnamon Layer
Check out this delicious concoction from Sweetapolita. You’re going to love the richness of the red velvet paired with the seasonal cinnamon flavors
3. Gingerbread Roll
Roxana’s Home Baking shows off this classic gingerbread roll cake that little tire family will not be able to wait to dive into. Serve it on Christmas Eve with a hot cup of cocoa.
4. Spice with Eggnog Buttercream
We are salivating over this holiday treat inspired by Portuguese Girl Cooks. Taking a holiday spice cake and turning it up a notch with some eggnog buttercream icing feels like a dream!
5. Chocolate Buttermilk
A Beautiful Mess makes a chocolate buttermilk cake that you will be wishing for over and over again after you get a surprise bite of the simple Nutella filling. Of course, the chocolate winter tree garnishes are adorably charming too!
6. Red Velvet Swirl Bundt
Travel back over to A Beautiful Mess to snag the recipe and know-how to make this red velvet swirl bundt cake that combines tradition with trendy flavors. This is another Christmas Eve treat that will go great with a cup of hot chocolate or coffee!
7. Pistachio Crepe
This cake may not be for a novice in the kitchen but it sure does look and sound scrumptious. Hop over to Food Faith Fitness and grab all the juicy details.
8. 7up Pound
My favorite part about this pound cake is the added cranberry drizzle right on top making it an even more festive addition to the menu. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy this treat from Cherished.
9. Cranberry Buckle
This cranberry buckle cake is not only crumble and delicious but it’s also gluten-free for those that need something a little bit more unique. Grab the recipe at Wicked Good Kitchen.
10. Chocolate Peppermint
The Gunny Sack brings this beautiful cake to life with a holiday-styled recipe and a “naked” styling. It blends the perfect amount of rich chocolate with the festive taste of peppermint!
11. Raspberry Cheesecake
This raspberry cheesecake is extra special because it’s used as a middle layer inside a classic cake. Check out this unique dessert over at Recipe Girl.
12. Vanilla Roll
Roxana’s Home Baking brings us a sweet vanilla roll cake that’s bound in Christmas cheer (and sprinkles!). The kids will love to dive into this one!
13. Vanilla Custard Cream
If you’d rather not bake, then why not try something that doesn’t involve baking (well, almost no baking). Check out this vanilla custard cream cake at Better Bible Baking.
14. Vanilla Bean Bundt with Pomegranate Glaze
Give your classic vanilla bundt cake a new spin by adding a pomegranate glaze like Honey and Birch decided to do. It sure gives an extra holiday feel to the bite!
15. Black Forest
If you’re looking for a simple, easy black forest cake recipe then check out this one over at Little Sweet Baker. You’ll love the traditional taste but the tutorial is built for anyone to follow!
16. Cinnamon Coffee
Every Christmas Eve I bake my dad his own coffee cake for Christmas morning, and this year I may be grabbing this recipe from Marla Meridith to put an fun spin on our tradition!
17. Pumpkin White Chocolate Roll
Oh, Sweet Basil provides us with this great recipe for a pumpkin white chocolate roll cake. Every dinner party guest will want to dive right into this dessert!
18. Eggnog Bundt
Here’s another great bundt cake recipe that brings a feeling of holidays right to our table. And a great part about this dessert from Mom Foodie is that it’s dairy free!
19. Pecan Pie
Here’s a pie inside a cake, brought to us by Shugary Sweets. You’re gonna love these popular flavors and textures coming together making some extra special for the family over the holiday break.
20. Peppermint Candy Cane Bundt
This cake truly will be the best accompaniment to a hot cup of cocoa at night or coffee in the evening. Jump to Crunchy Creamy Sweet for all the details.
21. Gingerbread Layer
Everyone needs a bit of gingerbread at least once throughout the holiday season and with this cake you’ll get a more unique and sophisticated bite. Check it out at Wicked Good Kitchen.
22. Chocolate Caramel Turtle Roll
A personal favorite on the list, this recipe is definitely for the chocolate lovers. You’ll love the richness, texture and cozy feeling this dessert from Crazy for Crust has to offer.
23. Sparkling Cranberry White Chocolate
Life, Love, Sugar has another personal favorite on the list. Smooth white chocolate paired with the tang and zest of a sparkling cranberry makes this a showstopper on the dessert table.
24. Chocolate Merlot
Pair wine and chocolate in a way that you may not have thought of before. For your “grown up” Christmas shindig, try this on for size. Thanks for the idea and recipe Hip Foodie Mom.
25. Peppermint Red Velvet Roll
This is a true holiday dessert all wrapped up into one beautiful treat. The Kitchn shows us how to make this without stressing over your next Christmastime menu.
26. Glazed Cranberry Lemon
Add a bright and vibrant burst of flavor to your wintertime treats with this glazed lemon and cranberry cake! Grab the recipe at Annie’s Eats and fix up a hot cup of coffee as a side!
27. Marscapone Meringue
Impress every guests and family member that walks through the front door with this marscapone meringue cake. Snag all the details and know-how at Sweetapolita.
28. Nutella Chocolate
OMG Chocolate desserts combines two of everyone’s favorite sweets. Nutella and chocolate really can make one of the best treats around.
29. Mint Chocolate Chip
Why not put your favorite ice cream flavor inside a cake? Especially when that flavor coincides with the holiday season so well! Lemon Sugar will show you how!
30. Honey Apple Bundt
You’ve got to try a bite of this satisfying and cozy bundt cake. It’ll be as good in the afternoon as it is in the evening, so much so that you may even want to leave a bite for Santa. Recipe at Tori Avey.
The kids will definitely want to get involved with this idea from Love From The Oven. Just make sure you grab a bag of the holiday M and M’s!
32. Christmas Devil’s Food
Roxana’s Home Baking shows us how to take a classic devil’s food cake and turn it into a Christmastime masterpiece – completely with decorating fun to the kiddos!
33. Holiday Gift
These cakes are not only delicious but they’re styled in a way that make them the perfect gift-giving treat. Whip these up for your neighbors, friends and more as you grab the details from Live Laugh Rowe.
34. Butterscotch Pumpkin
Hungry Rabbit serves up something extra special and unique too in terms of desserts. This butterscotch pumpkin cake is sure to be a standout come dessert time!
35. Chocolate Raspberry Mousse
For something delicate, feminine but comfortable too. Sugar Hero teaches up how to whip up this chocolate raspberry mousse cake that will have everyone salivating!