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Christmas cake decorations

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Christmas cake decorations. Get inspired and try out new things.
Gingerbread Cake with Caramelised White Chocolate Buttercream

Looking for a showstopper cake recipe for Christmas? This Gingerbread Cake ticks all the boxes! Four layers of gingerbread spiced sponge, filled and coated in caramelised white chocolate buttercream, and finished with festive sprinkles and gingerbread people.


  • 1 tbsp Ginger, Ground
  • 3 Eggs, large
  • 300 g Butter or margarine, Unsalted
  • 40 g Treacle, Black
Baking & Spices
  • 300 g Brown sugar, Light
  • 200 g Caramelised white chocolate
  • 1 tbsp Cinnamon, Ground
  • 1 Festive sprinkles
  • 750 g Icing sugar
  • 300 g Self-raising flour
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Gingerbread people
  • 350 g Butter, Salted
  • 144 1/3 ml Milk
Christmas pudding cake  recipe

8 · A Christmas cake and pudding in one simple cut out! Frances Quinn's ingenious Christmas cake combines two classics in one with this simple technique.


  • 150 g Cranberries, dried
  • 150 g Dates, pitted soft dried
  • 150 g Dried fruit, mixed
  • 150 g Figs, dried
  • 1 Glace cherries or cranberries
  • 1/2 Orange, zest and juice of
  • 150 g Prunes, pitted soft
  • 3 Eggs, free-range
  • 4 tbsp Apricot jam
  • 3 tbsp Treacle or date syrup, black
Baking & Spices
  • 150 g Muscovado sugar, dark
  • 150 g Self-raising flour
  • 3 tbsp Spice, ground mixed
Nuts & Seeds
  • 150 g Nuts, mixed whole
  • 150 g Butter
  • 1 kg Marzipan
  • 750 g Ready to roll fondant
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 150 ml Brandy
  • small sprig holly leaves
  • 4 tbsp Mincemeat
Gold and Green Christmas Trees Cake

1 · A pretty gold and green Christmas cake, with piped buttercream evergreen trees, gold sugar pearls and sparkling sugar.


Baking & Spices
  • 1 Gold and silver sparkling sugar, white
  • 1 Gold sugar pearls
  • 1 Long gold sprinkles
Bread & Baked Goods
  • 1 Layer cake
  • 3/4 cup Dark green buttercream
Gingerbread Latte Cake Recipe - Sugar & Sparrow

Inspired by the ever festive gingerbread latte at your local coffee shop, this cake features layers of fluffy spiced gingerbread cake paired perfectly with rich coffee buttercream. In other words, the perfect cozy Holiday cake!

Christmas Cake decorating – Tips & 25 Ideas for Icing the Cake - Gluten Free Alchemist

A simple Christmas Cake decorated with glittery icing stars. Instructions for icing only... The icing should be done AFTER marzipanning the cake. Let the marzipan dry (about 2 days) before adding icing.

Sugared Rosemary Sprigs

I got a lot of questions about how I made my sugared rosemary sprigs, so I wanted to share the recipe with you today. They are such a pretty and classic way to decorate cakes and baked goods during the Christmas season. They are so sparkly and festive and they would also be a beautiful...Read More

Christmas cake icing recipe

20 · Five simple steps for how to cover your cake in marzipan and royal icing. Watch the technique videos for more information and see the recipe tips (below) for how to create the simple Christmas decorations in the photo. This recipe makes enough for a 18cm/7in round cake or a thin covering on 18cm/7in square cakes and 20cm/8in round cakes.


  • 3 Egg whites
  • 1 tbsp Apricot jam
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
Baking & Spices
  • 600 g Icing sugar
  • 500 g Marzipan
  • 1½ tsp liquid glycerine (optional, see recipe tip)
Festive Wreath Cake by Juliet Sear - Zoella

Having baked for the likes of Prince Harry, Bob Geldof and Kate Moss, you could say she knows a thing or two about show-stopping bakes and this edible Christmas centrepiece is no exception. Prepare to drool! This has to be my top favourite way to decorate a Christmas cake this year, I’m obsessed with making […]

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