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Holiday cake recipes

Discover Pinterest’s 10 best ideas and inspiration for Holiday cake recipes. Get inspired and try out new things.
While many believe that cookies are the king of Christmas desserts, Christmas cakes are giving cookies a run for their money. With the holiday season upon us, we’ve compiled our best Christmas cake ideas and recipes of the season, all sweet enough to warm even the Grinch’s heart. #wiltoncakes #cakedecorating #cakeideas #buttercreamfrosting #christmascakes #holidayparty #christmasparty #holidaycakes #winter #christmasdessert #buttercreamcakes

While many believe that cookies are the king of Christmas desserts, Christmas cakes are giving cookies a run for their money. With the holiday season upon us, we’ve compiled our best Christmas cake ideas and recipes of the season, all sweet enough to warm even the Grinch’s heart. #wiltoncakes #cakedecorating #cakeideas #buttercreamfrosting #christmascakes #holidayparty #christmasparty #holidaycakes #winter #christmasdessert #buttercreamcakes

Cranberry Orange Bundt Cake This cranberry orange cake is almost like a pound cake and gets better as it sets. Bake it in a bundt or loaf pan.

8 · 40 minutes · This cranberry orange cake is almost like a pound cake and gets better as it sets. Bake it in a bundt or loaf pan.

12 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 1/2 cups Cranberries, fresh
  • 1 Orange - about 1 tablespoon, zest of
Refrigerated
  • 3 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 2 tsp Baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups Flour
  • 1 cup Powdered sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/8 cup Sugar
Dairy
  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Sour cream
Liquids
  • 2 tbsp Water
Other
  • juice of an orange
Easy and Delicious Eggnog Cake- Doctored Cake Mix Recipe! This cake is SO moist, and frosted with an eggnog Cream Cheese Frosting!  #cakerecipes #doctoredcakemix #christmascake #eggnog #eggnogcake

105 · This moist and flavorful Eggnog Cake recipe is so easy and delicious, and it all starts with a simple cake mix!

13 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 3 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 1/2 cup All purpose flour
  • 1 package Betty crocker (15.25) (432g) betty crocker super moist yellow cake mix, Super Moist Yellow
  • 1 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 2 tsp Nutmeg
  • 6 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 3 tsp Vanilla
Dairy
  • 2 sticks (1 cup) (226g) unsalted butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 cup Sour cream or plain yogurt
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 1 cup Eggnog
Liquids
  • 1/4 cup Water
This White Chocolate Cranberry Cake Recipe tastes amazing! The perfect layer cake for holiday entertaining! #whitechocolate #whitechocolatecake #whitechocolatecranberrycake #christmascake #chocolateleaves

22 · This White Chocolate Cranberry Cake Recipe tastes amazing! The perfect layer cake for holiday entertaining! #whitechocolate #whitechocolatecake #whitechocolatecranberrycake #christmascake #chocolateleaves

22 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 1/2 cup Cranberries, fresh or frozen
  • 1 Cranberries
  • 1 cup Cranberries - to help keep the cranberries suspended, fresh or frozen
  • 1 Fresh sprigs Thyme
Refrigerated
  • 2 Eggs, large
Baking & Spices
  • 2 (4oz) (113.5g) white chocolate baking bars - i used ghirardelli
  • 4 oz Baking chocolate, white
  • 2 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 2 1/2 cups Cake flour * if you do not have cake flour see note below
  • 6 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 2 1/4 cups Sugar
  • 3 tsp Vanilla
Snacks
  • 1 Wax paper or parchment-lined cookie sheet
Dairy
  • 2 1/2 sticks Butter, unsalted
  • 1 1/2 cup Milk
Desserts
  • 1 Candy coating, White
Liquids
  • 3/4 cup Water
Other
  • small angled spatula
  • disposable piping bags
  • Non-Toxic leaves of choice- We used Camellia leaves, washed and dried
  • Small paintbrush
Classic Red Velvet Cake with a delicious tang from the buttermilk, hints of cocoa and a moist, light crumb. And let's not forget the best cream cheese icing on this earth! #redvelvetcake #Christmascake #redvelvetChristmascake #christmasbaking #holidaybaking #holidaycake #cake #bestredvelvetcake #savingroomfordessert

15 · 40 minutes · Classic Red Velvet Cake with a delicious tang from the buttermilk, hints of cocoa and a moist, light crumb. And let's not forget the best cream cheese icing on this earth! #redvelvetcake #Christmascake #redvelvetChristmascake #christmasbaking #holidaybaking #holidaycake #cake #bestredvelvetcake #savingroomfordessert

14 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 2 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 1 1/4 tsp Baking soda
  • 2 1/4 cups Cake flour
  • 2 tbsp Cocoa powder, unsweetened natural
  • 1 1/2 cups Granulated sugar
  • 1 oz Liquid food color, red
  • 24 oz Powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 pinch Salt
  • 2 1/2 tsp Vanilla
Oils & Vinegars
  • 1 tbsp White vinegar
Dairy
  • 24 tbsp Butter, unsalted
  • 1 cup Buttermilk
  • 12 oz Cream cheese
Eggnog Cake – Browned butter, eggnog cake with eggnog buttercream and cinnamon chip ganache.

14 · Eggnog Cake – Browned butter, eggnog cake with eggnog buttercream and cinnamon chip ganache.

18 ingredients

Produce
  • 1 tsp Ginger
Refrigerated
  • 5 Eggs
Baking & Spices
  • 1 tbsp Baking powder
  • 1/4 cup Brown sugar
  • 3 cups Cake flour
  • 3 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Cloves, ground
  • 1 1/4 cups Granulated sugar
  • 1 cup Hershey's 150 g hershey's cinnamon baking chips
  • 1 tsp Nutmeg
  • 6 cups Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 4 tsp Vanilla
Dairy
  • 1/4 cup 57.75 g heavy whipping cream
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 1/2 cups Butter, unsalted
  • 4 oz Cream cheese
Beer, Wine & Liquor
  • 1 5/8 cup Eggnog