Turkey, Ham, Prime Rib, oh my! While it’s hard to decide what to eat for Christmas dinner, there’s one thing we can agree on—it’s all about the dessert. We’ve put together a list of five Christmas cakes that all your guests will love, so grab a fork and get ready to dig in. We hope you saved room for cake!

Our Favorite Christmas Cakes

Yule Log Christmas Cake

 Bûche de Noël

Bûche de Noël—or Yule Log—is a sweet holiday tradition that you won’t want to pass up. It is rumored that the first Yule Log Cake was made as early as the 1600s, but this delicious dessert wasn’t popularized until the 19th century in France. This Bûche de Noël gets a modern flavor upgrade with rich coffee cream filling and delicate decorations. Get ready to celebrate!

Holiday Petits Fours

Holiday Petits Fours

So maybe you didn’t save room for Christmas dessert, but you can still satisfy your sweet tooth with these holiday petits fours. Don’t be fooled—these bite-sized sweets are packed with decadent chocolate flavor. They’re perfect for sharing! Pass a plate around the holiday table and don’t hesitate to grab just a few extra for yourself.

Christmas Cake Loaves

Holiday Loaf Cakes

Not every cake needs intricate decoration. This set of cakes comes with four festive flavors: eggnog, apple streusel, pumpkin, and cranberry orange. The slight sweetness makes these loaves perfect for serving with Christmas morning brunch.

Red Velvet Christmas Cake

Red Velvet Christmas Cake

Add a little flair to this classic Christmas cake. There’s nothing quite like time-tested red velvet cake topped with cream cheese frosting for the holidays. Hand-decorated poinsettias top this dessert that will please everyone around your table.

coconut christmas cake

White Christmas Coconut Cake

If the cold weather is making you miss all your favorite tropical flavors, this cake will definitely brighten up your holiday table. White cake, sweet buttercream, and flaky coconut promise a white Christmas, even if you didn’t wake up to snow on Christmas morning.


At Harry & David, we deliver expertly crafted delight.

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