Onmanorama's best Christmas cake recipes

Onmanorama's best Christmas cake recipes

After a year full of turbulence, Christmas seems to be that first ray of light that touches the surface of the earth and fills the quiet life into a bustling one. And this is the perfect time for us to gift you with some mouth-watering recipes for your Christmas cake!

Fruit cupcakes

If you have eyed those little cupcakes wishing to bake them at home, here is your recipe. This recipe brings together two ingredients that spell Christmas - rum and fruits! Most have heard of rum fruit cakes but cupcakes will stand out on your serving table. The preparation uses dry fruits soaked in rum or whiskey for a month or two in a jar. The intoxication smell of these soaked fruits will take over your kitchen when you open that jar before baking. As our chef puts it, 'nothing smells more like Christmas' than this!

Don't worry if you did not prepare months ago as dry fruits soaked overnight will also do the trick.

The preparation is so simple that you may even involve your kids in the baking and turn it into a quality family time. Read the recipe here

Yummy carrot cake

Homemade cakes have become a rage during the lockdown period and the trend is continuing into the Christmas season as well. Carrot cakes are extremely moist and super delicious.

You could amp it up by frosting the cake with rich cream cheese or whipping cream mixed with refreshing rose water. Chopped nuts and pistachios would add a crunch too. Try out this amazing recipe of homemade carrot cake. Read the recipe here

Rum and raisins cake

Celebrate your holidays with this soft cake infused with rum and raisins. A perfect Christmas-time cake, rum and raisins cake is very easy to make and the ingredients envelope the atmosphere making it feel like Christmas is already here.

Bake this easy-to-make cake at your home. Read the recipe here

Blueberry muffins

It's the favourite time of the year that is absolutely incomplete without good food. After waiting for the whole long year, Christmas is around the corner and so are the celebrations. If you too have a weakness for sweets instead of the bakery, try and bake these blueberry muffins at your home. Read the recipe here

Blueberry muffins for Christmas | Shutterstock Images

Walnut cake

With its perfect crumble, soft texture, and amazing taste, walnut cake will add extra sweetness to your Christmas-New Year celebrations. Read the recipe here

walnut cake


This is the season when everyone is looking forward to some plum pudding, Christmas cake and mulled wine. If you want to be everyone's favourite this year, you can spread the love with some self baked goodies. Sous Chef Vijesh Modi from The Deltin, Daman shares the secret recipe to a perfect Panettone, an Italian Christmas bread. Read the recipe here

Panettone, the Italian Christmas bread | Shutterstock
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