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Christmas cake decoration recipes

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Decorating your Christmas fruitcake or sponge? We've got you covered with plenty of festive ideas, from edible snowmen and gingerbread trees to decorative stars.

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  • Snowman friends cake decoration

    Snowman friends cake decoration

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.3 ratings

    Icing and decorating a Christmas cake may take time but this sweet snowy scene will be a hit with kids

  • Nancy’s Rudolph Christmas cake

    Nancy’s Rudolph Christmas cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.5 ratings

    Nancy Birtwhistle's last-minute Christmas cake is packed with fruit and festive spices, then iced and decorated with three edible reindeer

  • Enchanted forest Christmas cake

    Enchanted forest Christmas cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.2 ratings

    A stunning cake that uses the 'boiling method' to plump up dried fruit. Decorate with pistachio paste trees and swirles of fluffy icing

  • Star sparkle cake

    Star sparkle cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    A super-simple yet effective Christmas cake decoration, especially if you want a modern looking cake

  • One Christmas light cake

    Christmas light cake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Wow guests with our fairy light Christmas cake topping, made with fondant icing and sugared almonds. You could also use jelly sweets, if you like

  • Rocky robin cake

    Rocky robin cake

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.10 ratings

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

  • One Christmas pudding cake

    Christmas pudding cake

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.1 rating

    Make your Christmas cake extra-special with a festive design. This cute-looking Christmas pudding topping is simple, and takes just 30 minutes to assemble

  • Stacked star cake

    Stacked star cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Turn a plain cake into a stunning centre piece. You need a steady hand so save the sherry for after the tricky balancing act!

  • Snowman cake on a table

    Snowman cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.8 ratings

    Get in the seasonal spirit with this stunning snowman cake. It will be a hit with the whole family and kids will love getting involved with the decorating

  • Santa's stocking cake

    Santa's stocking cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    This fun and festive cake is popular with kids and adults alike

  • An assembled gingerbread star tree

    Gingerbread star tree

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.2 ratings

    Make this stunning gingerbread Christmas tree as a standalone treat, or as a decoration for a festive cake, such as our pure gold Christmas drip cake

  • Snowman in the garden cake

    Snowman in the garden cake

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.6 ratings

    Surprise the kids with something irresistible, or get them involved - either way, they'll love this magical cake.

  • Shimmering forest cake

    Shimmering forest cake

    A star rating of 4.8 out of 5.4 ratings

    Get the kids to help create this winter wonderland - just make sure you have enough Smarties to nibble on!

  • Frosty forest cake

    Frosty forest cake

    A star rating of 4.7 out of 5.3 ratings

    You can make this Christmas cake right at the last minute. The decorating makes a fun holiday project for the kids

  • Snow-topped holly cakes

    Snow-topped holly cakes

    A star rating of 4.9 out of 5.20 ratings

    This square Christmas cake is cut into two loaf-shaped cakes, so you can give one to a friend

  • Malted milk melting snowman cake

    Malted milk melting snowman cake

    A star rating of 5 out of 5.4 ratings

    Everyone loves a white Christmas and this snowman cake conjures up that festive feeling. Kids can help decorate with buttons, icing and chocolate sticks

  • Sugar-dusted snowflake cake

    Sugar-dusted snowflake cake

    A star rating of 0 out of 5.0 ratings

    Give your Christmas cake a stylish and professional finish this year with this sparkling decoration idea

  • Meringue kisses & icicles on a tray

    Meringue kisses & icicles

    A star rating of 4.5 out of 5.9 ratings

    Make meringue kisses and icicles to decorate a cake. The kisses look fabulous on our white chocolate, orange & cranberry Christmas cake

  • Gingerbread trees

    Gingerbread trees

    A star rating of 4 out of 5.44 ratings

    Enjoy this recipe for golden gingerbread trees - make them to eat on their own, or to decorate your Christmas cake

  • Decorative stars

    Decorative stars

    A star rating of 4.3 out of 5.4 ratings

    Leave the tinsel and bling for the Christmas tree and keep it simple with this tasteful finishing touch to your homemade cake

  • Pure gold Christmas drip cake displayed on a cake stand

    Pure gold Christmas drip cake

    A star rating of 3.4 out of 5.8 ratings

    Indulge family and friends this Christmas with our spiced sponge and gingerbread showstopper. It's the ultimate cake for the festive season

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