Looking for a delicious Christmas recipe that is elegant and GORGEOUS? I have great options for you in this post!
Christmas baking is upon us, and this year seems like the perfect one to create an elegant Christmas dessert! I scoured recipes to find the most delicious Christmas desserts that the everyday baker can recreate at home. Most of the bakers have specific links to ingredients and decor items to help you serve your dessert in style. They also have plenty of other yummy recipes to check out while browsing their sites! Click the blue links to be taken to each recipe.
1. Gingerbread Topped Christmas Cake by Domestic Gothess
This gingerbread cookie topped cake is a rich fruit cake topped with marzipan and royal icing. The cake recipe looks delicious, but if you prefer, use your own cake! Then follow the recipe for how to make the adorable gingerbread star and snowflake cookie topping.
2.Red Velvet Cake by Saving Room for Dessert
Tricia from Saving Room for Dessert has a show stopper red velvet cake that will make your family say wow! She also has a very funny story about a different red velvet cake that you need to read if you love to laugh.
3. Hot Cocoa Cake by How Sweet Eats
This hot cocoa cake has the best chocolate cream-cheese frosting topped with whipped marshmallow. So delicious!
4. Spice Layer Cake by Country Living
This adorable cake by Marian Cooper Cairns at CL is almost too pretty to eat! The acorns are created out of packaged caramels and shaped with chocolate and a pretzel on top. Love it!
5. Christmas Cake by Preppy Kitchen
This gorgeous spiced gingerbread Christmas cake is topped and filled with Italian icing. This cake is a piece of art! John from Preppy Kitchen gives very specific techniques that will help any baker succeed. If you decide to forgo the festive Christmas tree, the cake is still amazing with the red and white filling. I’d love to see your cake if you give this one a try!
6. Salted Caramel Pear Cake by The Cake Blog
As you can imagine, The Cake Blog has a ton of great recipes just waiting for you to peruse through! Gorgeous and yummy inspiration.
7. Pomegranate Christmas Cake By Natasha’s Kitchen
Natasha gives us her baking tip on how to achieve the edging on this fabulous Christmas Pomegranate Cake. So pretty!
8. Italian Cream Cake by Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen
Melissa is an amazing cook and baker, and all of her recipes look sooooo good! I want to try them all! Her Italian Cream Cake is sure to become a favorite with your family!
9. Gingerbread Bundt Cake by Salt & Baker
As Whitney from Salt & Baker says, this cake is dessert and decoration all in one! Love this idea! Whitney links her bundt pan in the post. Go grab one!
10. White Chocolate Cranberry Tart by Delight Fuel
This no-bake tart is decadent and dreamy. White chocolate, cranberries, and rosemary make for such a delight-fuel dessert!
11. Gingerbread Amaretto Tart by The Lazy Cat Kitchen
This gingerbread amaretto tart is naturally gluten-free, and a great recipe for anyone wanting to omit gluten ingredients. You can find lots of tips from Ania for plant-based recipes on her blog.
12. Chocolate Raspberry Cake by Mon Petit Four
Beeta from Mon Petit Four has great tips for making the mascarpone icing look exactly like snow!
13. Chocolate Peppermint Cake by Liv For Cake
Olivia takes the cake with her chocolate peppermint cake! (Come on, you know I had to use that line somewhere in this post!) This cake is stunning, and the recipe comes with great instructions.
14. White Christmas Truffle Cake by VikaLinka
Julia’s white Christmas truffle cake is part cake and part truffle. Divine!
15. Sugared Cranberries Cake by Home Stories A to Z
Want to be let in on a secret? This cake is store-bought! Dress up breads, cakes, and holiday drinks with sugared cranberries. You can find the recipe for the sugared cranberries in the post. I love a life-hack of any kind! You can find lots of creative life hacks on my blog here: Life Hacks
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Here are some other great Christmas recipe ideas!
The Chocolate Covered Strawberry Christmas Tree is super popular and festive.