Icing and decorating a Christmas cake may take time but this sweet snowy scene will be a hit with kids
This bake is lighter than the traditional rich fruitcake and is a blank canvas to ice and decorate as you wish
This easy almond cake topping makes for a beautiful golden decoration suitable for any special occasion fruitcake
Paul Hollywood's sumptuous chocolate, raspberry and cream sponge falls somewhere between a Yule log and Swiss roll. Add a drop of Drambuie for a cheeky adult twist
Decorate your cake with classic white icing and marzipan and then top with a playful seasonal motif
Turn one fruitcake into two with these festive ideas - this one is a decorative holly ring with fondant icing (find the second recipe in 'goes well with')
This delicious light fruit sponge is packed with storecupboard staples like nuts and dried fruit, it's also budget-friendly
Give your Christmas cake a stylish and professional finish this year with this sparkling decoration idea
Make your Christmas cake extra special this year with this easy and speedy decoration
Get creative with your Christmas cake icing - these robins are super cute and really easy to model
If you prefer a lighter, fruity Christmas pudding, share Sarah Cook's family recipe, which makes three sizes of pud
Kids will love making these cute Christmas cupcakes from Planet Cake
Follow our step-by-step guide to icing a fruitcake with white fondant and marzipan, then decorate with smiling gingerbread men and cute candy canes
If anyone in your family isn't keen on traditional fruitcake, this might be the compromise you've been looking for
This square Christmas cake is cut into two loaf-shaped cakes, so you can give one to a friend
These beautiful and classy little cakes make lovely gifts, and kids will enjoy decorating them too
A versatile and light fruitcake with a hint of spice and plenty of juicy cranberries and cherries - ice as you wish!
Prepare this fruit cake in advance and feed it regularly with rum, brandy or whisky to build the flavour and keep it moist
Make our wreath cake (see 'goes well with') and use the spare middle section to create a small gift decorated with classic marzipan and fondant icing
You can make this Christmas cake right at the last minute. The decorating makes a fun holiday project for the kids
Get the kids to help create this winter wonderland - just make sure you have enough Smarties to nibble on!
Turn a plain cake into a stunning centre piece. You need a steady hand so save the sherry for after the tricky balancing act!
Showstopping individual coffee sponges with hidden mousse, and a Baileys and white chocolate topping - stunning!
This crunchy, sugar-snow topping is an easy way to transform a humble fruitcake into a celebration centrepiece
This traditional Christmas cake is the perfect combination of fruit, nuts and spices