These Christmas Cake Recipes are sure to impress your friends and family this holiday. These cake recipes are made with simple ingredients.

These Christmas Cake Recipes are sure to impress your friends and family this holiday. These cake recipes are made with simple ingredients. Making cake for dessert during the holidays is always a nice addition to our dessert tables. These 54 cake recipes are easy to make and many variations to choose from. #christmasonadime #christmascakerecipes #cakerecipes

Cake Recipes for Christmas

Making cake for dessert during the holidays is always a nice addition to our dessert tables. These 54 cake recipes are easy to make and many variations to choose from.

Choose from cranberry cake recipes to chocolate cake recipes. There is a cake recipe for everyone.

Easy Cakes for Christmas

Skip the pie recipes this year and make several of these cake recipes. We love the many flavors of cake and can be served in many different ways.

1. Christmas Cranberry Cake Recipe

Cranberry cake is the perfect Christmas cake.

Christmas Cranberry Cake Recipe
It only calls for a few ingredients and it’s the perfect blend of sweet and tart cranberries.
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2. Cinnamon Cake

We love making this cake in a Bundt Pan and topped with a glaze or powdered sugar.

Cinnamon Cake
My entire family loves this lazy day Cinnamon Bundt Cake recipe. It’s easy to throw together but it looks like it took hours to make! This will become your favorite cake to make!
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3. Strawberry Angel Food Cake

Full of strawberry flavor.

Strawberry Angel Food Cake
Strawberry Angel Food Cake is the perfect blend of fluffy angel food cake, Jello, Cool Whip, and strawberries. The whipped cream on top makes each bite even better.
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4. Apple Bundt Cake

My favorite part of this cake is the brown sugar glaze.

Apple Bundt Cake
The tartness of the Granny Smith apples also balances out the sweetness of the brown sugar glaze. It is the perfect combination and so delicious.
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5. Pink Champagne Cake

Delicious pink cake layers.

Pink Champagne Cake
Pink Champagne Cake has layers infused with Pink Champagne and topped with champagne buttercream.
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6. Tres Leches Cake

This is a classic cake to serve for the holidays.

Tres Leches Cake
From the moist cake to the decadent whipped topping, this recipe does not disappoint.
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7. Oreo Icebox Cake Recipe

Make this cake with only 3 ingredients.

Oreo Icebox Cake Recipe
You only need 3 ingredients to make this Oreo Icebox Cake in minutes.
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8. Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe

This is the perfect cake to make for Christmas morning breakfast.

Blueberry Coffee Cake Recipe
The entire recipe is so versatile and you can use fresh or frozen blueberries.
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9. Chocolate Mousse Cake

Layers of chocolate cake makes this one of my favorites.

Chocolate Mousse Cake
Chocolate Mousse Cake has layers of moist cake topped with rich mousse filling. There is even more chocolate on top for a rich and decadent dessert.
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10. Red Velvet Cake Recipe

Red velvet cake is a classic cake to serve this holiday.

Red Velvet Cake Recipe
Red Velvet Cake Recipe is so easy to make from scratch. Each bite is moist and heavenly and the cream cheese frosting makes it amazing.
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11. Chocolate Caramel Poke Cake Recipe

Chocolate and caramel is the perfect combination.

Chocolate Caramel Poke Cake Recipe
This poke cake is perfect for any occasion and is made with simple ingredients. This cake is moist and full of caramel flavor.
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12. Cherry Poke Cake Recipe

Poke cakes is the best holiday cake recipes.

Cherry Poke Cake Recipe
With just a few simple ingredients, you can make this tasty Cherry Poke Cake Recipe.
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13. S’mores Poke Cake Recipe

Skip the campfire and make this S’mores poke cake.

S’mores Poke Cake Recipe
Luscious chocolate, gooey marshmallows and more combine for a dessert you can’t resist.
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14. Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe

Make this chocolate cake with only 4 ingredients.

Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe
Chocolate Cherry Cake Recipe only calls for 4 simple ingredients making it super easy to enjoy dessert anytime a craving hits.
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15. Gingerbread Cake Recipe

Gingerbread is a classic flavor for the holidays.

Gingerbread Cake Recipe
The flavors of ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg come together to make the best cake.
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16. Copycat Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes

Make this copycat recipe for an easy cake for the holidays.

Copycat Little Debbie Christmas Tree Cakes
This copycat recipe is actually very simple to make and the flavor tastes just like the real deal.
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17. Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Serve this pound cake with a side of fresh fruit.

Cream Cheese Pound Cake
You might be surprised that Cream Cheese pound cake recipe only calls for 8 ingredients.
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18. Christmas Jello Poke Cake

The fun red and green colors makes this cake so delicious.

Christmas Jello Poke Cake
Christmas Jello Cake is fun and festive and made with easy ingredients. The red and green jello mix makes this Christmas Poke cake so festive.
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19. Margarita Poke Cake

Add lime zest for the perfect cake flavor.

Margarita Poke Cake
This easy dessert has the perfect combination of lime juice and more. The cake is simple to make and topped with whipped cream.
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20. Banana Split Cake Recipe

If you love banana split, then you need to make this cake.

Banana Split Cake Recipe
Layers of strawberries, pineapple and more topped with chocolate and cherries make this dessert so decadent.
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21. Peach Cobbler Pound Cake Recipe

This cake is moist and delicious.

Peach Cobbler Pound Cake Recipe
From the moist cake packed with juicy peaches to the decadent topping, it does not disappoint.
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22. Cherry Chip Cake Recipe

This cake is loaded with flavor and easy to make.

Cherry Chip Cake Recipe
Cherry Chip Cake with luscious buttercream icing is a decadent recipe. The cherries give it a pretty pink color and the flavor is delicious.
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23. Green Velvet Cake Recipe

This green cake is perfect color for the holidays.

Green Velvet Cake Recipe
Green Velvet Cake is super easy to make from scratch. It is so delicious with decadent cream cheese frosting. The entire cake is stunning and simply amazing.
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24. Heaven on Earth Cake Recipe

This is delicious made with whipped cream topping.

Heaven on Earth Cake Recipe
Heaven on Earth cake is packed with cherries, pudding, and angel food cake for a decadent dessert. It comes together quickly for an amazing cake.
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This cookie cake is easy to serve and make.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake Recipe
Each bite is oozing with gooey chocolate chips and the best cake mixture.
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26. Christmas Dirt Cake Recipe

This cake is fun and festive.

Christmas Dirt Cake Recipe
Everyone will go crazy over the creamy layers of Oreo cookies and pudding. It is so festive topped with Christmas tree cakes and is sure to be a hit.
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27. Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe

This cake is loaded with cinnamon flavor and a delicious glaze.

Cinnamon Roll Cake Recipe
The cake batter is really easy to make and the cinnamon filling is the best. The glaze gets into every crevice of the warm cake for a really delicious dessert.
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28. Red White and Blue Icebox Cake

Icebox cake is delicious and easy to make.

Red White and Blue Icebox Cake
Family and friends will love this dessert with fresh berries. The pudding mixture is so decadent but not heavy at all.
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29. Christmas Tree Cake

Impress your family and friends with this Christmas tree cake.

Christmas Tree Cake
It takes some patience to make, but each step along the way is never too difficult. The key is to work with cold cake layers as they are much easier to handle.
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30. Yule Log Cake

This will sure impress your family and friends.

Yule Log Cake
A sponge cake filled and covered with frosting, and rolled to look like a log. Don't get intimidated by this rolled cake, but do take your time!
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31. Wreath Cake

Make this wreath cake for the perfect centerpiece.

Wreath Cake
Make this decadent chocolate cake made with cocoa powder, cranberries, and more, as the centerpiece at your dessert table this holiday season.
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32. Santa Cake

This is the perfect Christmas Cake.

Santa Cake
Show off your holiday spirit at the dessert table with this festive and easy-to-make chocolate cake.
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33. Hummingbird Cake

This cake is loaded with simple ingredients and flavor.

Hummingbird Cake
Hiding beneath the thick swoops of cream cheese frosting are two cake layers, gently spiced with cinnamon and kept soft with generous additions of ripe banana and crushed pineapple.
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34. Reindeer Cake

This three layer cake is sure to impress your family.

Reindeer Cake
It’s a three-layer stunner that will command center stage at your next holiday get-together.
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35. Minted Chocolate Torte

Mint and chocolate is a delicious combination.

Minted Chocolate Torte
Combine chocolate, Mint Andes Candies, and more, you've got a cool and creamy dessert that is very refreshing.
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36. Shortcut Peppermint Layer Cake

Peppermint flavor is the perfect holiday flavor.

Shortcut Peppermint Layer Cake
Be sure to measure the peppermint extract carefully—it's strong, and a little bit goes a very long way.
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37. Holiday Snow Globe Cake

This would be a show stopper Christmas Cake Recipe.

Holiday Snow Globe Cake
Deck the halls and get ready for a very merry Snow Globe Cake made with dark rum, coconut milk, raspberry jam, and more!
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38. Ginger-Glazed Lemon Bundt

Ginger and lemon is a delicious combination.

Ginger-Glazed Lemon Bundt
Tangy ginger, tart lemon, and puckery cranberries make this melt-in-your-mouth cake as crisp—and gorgeous—as autumn.
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39. Coconut Cake with Coconut Cream Frosting

Light and fluffy this cake taste amazing.

Coconut Cake with Coconut Cream Frosting
Solely using cake flour makes this coconut sponge extra tender, and whipped egg whites folded into the batter keep the layers light and fluffy.
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40. Spice Cake with Cranberry Filling Recipe

The cranberry filling is delicious and easy to make.

Spice Cake with Cranberry Filling Recipe
This stunning layer cake will be your new favorite Christmas tradition. Pipe a ring of frosting around the cake layer, just inside the top edge, to keep the filling from oozing out.
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41. Mama’s German Chocolate Cake

The layers of the chocolate cake makes this cake so delicious.

Mama’s German Chocolate Cake
Most ingredients you'll find you already have on hand, and the most important ingredients here are the two packages of sweet chocolate baking bars
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42. Marbled Pumpkin Praline Cake

Pumpkin flavor cake is so delicious.

Marbled Pumpkin Praline Cake
This wintry white cake showcases sugared pecans, kumquats, and bay leaves.
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43. Spiked Eggnog Bundt Cake Recipe

Eggnog cake is one we make every year. We love baking it in a bundt cake.

Spiked Eggnog Bundt Cake Recipe
Fans of the creamy cold-weather drink, eggnog, will swoon for this ultra-rich cake flavored with a little bourbon and finished with a sweet glaze.
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44. Frosty Robin Cake

This cake would be the perfect centerpiece for your holiday table.

Frosty Robin Cake
Fun to model and easier than you might think, these snoozing sugar robins make for a very cute cake
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45. Snowflake Sensation Cake

This snowflake is so delicious.

Snowflake Sensation Cake
You can ice this fail-safe cake up to two weeks in advance.
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46. Creole Christmas Cake

This cake is full of fruit and easy to make.

Creole Christmas Cake
This Christmas cake recipe is full of fruit and can be made ahead to free up your time at Christmas.
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47. Black Forest Cake without Icing

This cake is moist and perfect to make ahead of time.

Black Forest Cake without Icing
Chocolate and cherries are a magical combination. This cake is so moist and yummy that it doesn't need icing.
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48. Candy Cane Cake

Fun and festive holiday cake.

Candy Cane Cake
Decorated using icing pouches, this cake takes no time to decorate (plus the icing is already colored and ready to pipe right from the bag).
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49. Vanilla Yule Log

Decorate this yule log with beautiful holiday colors.

Vanilla Yule Log
Our version of the Christmas yule log cake is a bit fancier, decorated with roses, carnations, pine, and holly.
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50. Mirror Glaze Cake

Delicious and easy to make.

Mirror Glaze Cake
Topped with a bright blue glaze and sweet candy snowflakes, the shiny finish on this cake makes it look like a lake of frozen ice and since it's made with Wilton Candy Melts candy, you know it's extra delicious!
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51. White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream

The combination of these ingredients makes this cake so impressive.

White Cake with Cranberry Filling and Orange Buttercream
This melt-in-your-mouth cake made with cherry preserves, fresh cranberries, orange juice, and more, will be the star of your holiday meal.
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52. Smith Island Cake

The buttery, vanilla cake flavor makes for a delicious cake.

Smith Island Cake
Really tender cake layers with buttery vanilla flavor. A lightly sweet ganache icing helps balance out the whole thing.
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53. Red Velvet Marble Bundt Cake

Red velvet bundt cake is delicious.

Red Velvet Marble Bundt Cake
The trick to creating looping swirls is to gently layer the batter around the Bundt pan with a small cookie scoop. No need to swirl with a knife; it will marble as it bakes.
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54. Chocolate-Gingerbread Toffee Cake

Chocolate and gingerbread is the perfect holiday flavors.

Chocolate-Gingerbread Toffee Cake
It tastes like all the wonderful flavors that come tumbling from a stocking: milk chocolate Santas, gingerbread men, and buttery toffee candy.
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Hi! We are Carrie and Christina! Welcome to Christmas on a Dime!

We  are sisters and love everything about Christmas. We are here to help you celebrate the magic of Christmas all year long!

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