While many believe that cookies are the king of Christmas desserts, Christmas cakes are giving cookies a run for their money. With the holiday season upon us, we’ve compiled our best easy Christmas cake ideas and recipes of the season, all sweet enough to warm even the Grinch’s heart.

If your sweet tooth is hankering for more sweet Christmas goodness, check out our favorite easy Christmas cookies, cupcakes, gingerbread houses and other treats!

1. Winter White Beginner Gingerbread Cake

The spice of gingerbread and the sweet goodness of buttercream come together to create a cake perfect for the holiday season.

2. Candy Cane Cake

Beautiful yet fun, this simple Candy Cane Cake is a Christmas staple.

3. Winter Berry Birch Bark Cake

Here for a classy Christmas party or an elegant holiday wedding, this Winter Berry Birch Cake is a true winter show-stopper. Make this sophisticated cake easily using White Decorator Preferred Fondant.

4. Sparkling Ornament Cake

Made with Dark Green Sanding Sugar, this adorable ornament cake it almost too pretty to eat!

5. Candied Cranberry Cheesecake

Add a touch of sophistication to your Christmas celebration with this beautiful Candied Cranberry Cheesecake. Make this cheesecake the perfect shade of green with Juniper Green icing color.

6. Chocolate Hazelnut Yule Log

Yule Logs are a Christmas staple in so many households, so we made sure to make this one perfect. Made with decadent chocolate and Light Cocoa Candy Melts candy, this Yule Log will be a recipe to hold onto for years to come.

7. Christmas Reindeer Cake

Honor Santa’s trusty steeds with this adorable Christmas Reindeer Cake. Use Dark Cocoa Candy Melts candy to create the perfect reindeer antlers.

8. Garland Cake

Simple and sweet, this adorable garland cake is easy to make with Gingerbread Boy and Ornament icing decorations.

9. Happy Little Trees Cake

Made to imitate a fresh coat of snow over a forest of Christmas trees, there’s no better way to celebrate a white Christmas than with this Happy Little Trees cake.

10. Silver Cheer Cake

Show off your Christmas cheer with this adorable cake! Made easily with Silver Pearlized Sugar, this cake is a festive show-stopper.

11. Classic Turtle Cheesecake Recipe

Made with a dark chocolate crust and topped with fudge, caramel and pecans, this beautiful Turtle Cheesecake is the perfect holiday recipe.

12. Christmas Floral Cake

Go the classy Christmas route with this colorful and elegant Floral Christmas Cake.

13. Gingerbread Cake with Mocha Buttercream

Combine your favorite morning treat with the sweet spice of gingerbread to create this delicious Gingerbread Cake with Mocha Buttercream.

14. Snowfall Celebration Buttercream Cake

Celebrate a snowy holiday season with this elegant Snowfall Celebration Buttercream cake, made with beautiful deep blues using icing colors.

15. Delightful Winter Deer Cake

Whether your favorite reindeer is Dasher or Dancer or Prancer or Vixen, you’re sure to love this adorable Delightful Winter Deer Cake. Make this cute deer cake easily with White Decorator Preferred Fondant and gel food coloring.

16. All Spruced Up Christmas Tree Cake

This All Spruced Up Christmas Tree Cake is the perfect dessert table centerpiece, featuring a full forest of frosting evergreens.

17. Pumpkin Apple Spice Cake

Celebrate the holiday season with the delicious combination of warm pumpkin and sweet apple flavors. This Pumpkin Apple Spice Cake is tasty and easy to make all winter long.

18. Red Velvet Cocoa Cake

While red velvet cake is always in season, it’s particularly perfect for Christmas time with its deep red pigment and rich flavor.

19. Vanilla Buttercream Cake

Replicate the crisp white of a fresh Christmas snowfall with this delicious Vanilla Buttercream Cake.

Which of these Christmas cakes are you planning to add to your holiday table this year? Let us know in the comments below or take a picture of your cake and tag us on Instagram @wiltoncakes.

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