Christmas cake recipes (146)

Find recipes that show you how to make a luxury Christmas cake as well as homemade marzipan, fondant and icing recipes for your Christmas cake decorations. We have plenty of fruit cakes, yule logs and other traditional Christmas cakes from around the world.

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11 reviews
 
4hr

This cake is a rich, moist fruit cake, perfect at Christmas. Try icing with marzipan for a more festive touch. This recipe is started in October or November so as to let it mellow before the holidays.

Recipe by: Carol

 
25 reviews
 
4hr45min

It looks really difficult but it is actually amazingly easy - its just the ingredients list that looks daunting. This also makes an unforgettable wedding or christening cake.

Recipe by: SUEB34

 
10 reviews
 
1day1hr

With its two key ingredients - rum and butter - this Christmas cake recipe ought to be a hit. This is less dense and more cake-like than many Christmas cake recipes. It has become a favourite of my friends and family at Christmas, and is delicious by itself, or covered with a layer of marzipan and icing.

Recipe by: Karen Uffelman

 
11 reviews
 
3hr

This is a lovely white cake with glace cherries and sultanas added for those of you who don't want to go to the trouble of making fruit cakes. This freezes well.

Recipe by: Carol

 
No reviews
 
1hr25min

Wonderfully rich, sweet and spicy chocolate fruit cake with hidden treasures like chunks of crystallized stem ginger, marzipan, plain chocolate and dried apricots in every bite. Best if aged a few days before cutting and serving. If you like dark chocolate and crystallised ginger together -you'll love this cake!

Recipe by: Syd

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