• Super-simple fruitcake

    Super-simple fruitcake

    This easy fruit cake by one of our younger readers, Bree Hamilton, is simple, uses storecupboard ingredients and is perfect for a quick winter pick-me-up

  • Malted milk melting snowman cake

    Malted milk melting snowman cake

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

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  • Nancy’s Rudolph Christmas cake

    Nancy’s Rudolph Christmas cake

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

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  • Cranberry & hazelnut cake

    Cranberry & hazelnut cake

    A versatile and light fruitcake with a hint of spice and plenty of juicy cranberries and cherries – ice as you wish!

  • Chocolate meringue Mont Blanc cake

    Chocolate meringue Mont Blanc cake

    This towering cake has layers of chocolate sponge, meringue and chestnut cream – a stunning centrepiece for a festive dinner party

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  • Panettone


    Prove your baking skills this Christmas with a fluffy, lighter-than-air classic Italian sweetbread, packed with festive flavours and candied fruit

    A challenge
  • Let-it-glow Christmas cake

    Let-it-glow Christmas cake

    Try this snowy icing to jazz up a classic Christmas cake, then top with paper doilies and add LED tea lights for an extra special touch

  • Glitz & glam bauble fancies

    Glitz & glam bauble fancies

    Easily turn a classic fruitcake into cute personalised gifts or place markers for Christmas lunch with fondant icing and cocktail

  • Classic iced holly cake

    Classic iced holly cake

    This is the perfect decoration for your Christmas fruitcake if you’re unsure of your piping skills – this pretty and easy icing is sure to impress

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