The 12 Most Ingenious Christmas Cakes
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The 12 Most Ingenious Christmas Cakes

Difficulty Intermediate
Budget £10 - £30
Time 1/2 day +

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… a million and one fantastic Christmas cake ideas to pick from! Whether you prefer them traditional or modern, fun or full of festive cheer, there’s no denying that it ain’t Christmas til you have a slice or two of cake!

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The 12 Most Ingenious Cakes

Cute Christmas

How to Make a Reindeer Cake by Lucy Bruns

This fun reindeer cake is great for those who are looking for an alternative to the traditional fruit cake this Christmas. The chocolate covering means it'll be popular with the kids, and they're sure to love the cute Rudolph face too!

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How to Make  a Rocky Robin Christmas Cake by Sarah Cook

Get creative with your Christmas cake icing - these robins are super cute and really easy to model

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How to Make a Snowman Cake by Lucy Bruns

Go for a less traditional cake this Christmas, and have a go at this Snowman cake! The kids will love his cheery face, and it's easy to make - they can even get involved too.  

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Quirky Christmas

How to Make a Gingerbread House Cake by Lucy Bruns

If you’re looking to revamp your traditional Christmas cake this year, this beautiful gingerbread house cake decoration is the perfect way to do so. It takes a little skill with the piping bag but the designs can be as simple or intricate as you like- the design is up to you!

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How to Make an Ice Forest Cake by Lucy Bruns

Christmas is a time for magic, and what's more magical than a glittering Christmas tree? This year, impress your guests with this ice forest cake, which is so simple to make and perfect as a centrepiece for your party table. Simply make or buy a cake of your choice and then add a touch of sparkle . . . Suitable for: Beginners to Intermediates Time to Make: Three to four hours

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Classic Christmas

How to Make a Winter Wonderland Cake by Deb Williams

This is the Christmas cake I made for my family in 2014, a two tiered rich fruit cake inspired by artwork I saw in a magazine when I was in the hairdressers! I’ve posted a picture of the item that inspired me to make this on my facebook page. Merry Christmas all!!

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How to Make a Gingerbread Cake With Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting by Super Golden Bakes

This Gingerbread Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting is simply perfect for Christmas celebrations! Easy to make and utterly delicious. Decorate with gingerbread cookies or meringue kisses.

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How to Make a Traditional Bow Christmas Cake by Lucy Bruns

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Scandi Christmas

Mittens Cake by Alina Vaganova

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How to Make a Gold Ombre Cake


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How to Make a Hansel and Gretel Cake

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How to Make a Stag Cake

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