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100+ Coolest Christmas Cake Ideas to Inspire You

Take a look at these cool homemade Christmas cake ideas shared with us by bakers from around the world. Along with the birthday cakes here, you’ll also find loads DIY birthday cake-making ideas and how-to tips to inspire your next birthday cake project. Enjoy!

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Loveable Snowman Cake

My cousin’s daughter has asked for a Tinker Bell cake for her birthday for the past three years, but this year she asked for a snowman cake. (I guess five-year-olds are just too grown up for Tinker Bell). When I asked her what she wanted it to look like, she said that she wanted it to have a carrot nose and a pompom hat. To make this snowman cake, I used the Wilton sports ball pan for the head and the doll pan plus a regular 8-inch round pan for the body. I started by covering the cake board with white fondant and coconut shavings. To make the body, I stacked the doll cake on top of two layers of an eight-inch round cake and covered it with white fondant. I added three dowels to the center to help support the weight of the head. Read more about this Snowman cake…

Pretty Wreath Cake

Coolest Wreath Cake

It was my husband’s aunt’s birthday and Christmas party on the same day so I made this wreath cake to serve 12 adults. It was a little warm that day (which is not unusual being in Hawaii) so I know my butter cream frosting will hold up to the humid weather. I found a Swiss meringue butter cream frosting on the Internet last summer and this is my “go to” recipe ever since. The frosting will get soft but does not melt. Read more about this wreath cake…