How to cook Christmas cakes - step by step recipes

It is difficult to find a family that celebrates the New Year without a festive cake. For this reason, I will share step-by-step recipes for New Year's desserts. They will be equally useful and experienced cooks, and people who are interested in how to make New Year's cakes at home.

Puff Cream Cake Recipe

For a start, I propose a recipe for a wonderful cake, which includes puff and shortbread dough, and the layer is made of cream, consisting of butter and sour cream.

  • puff pastry - 500 g
  • butter - 1 pack.
  • flour - 2 cups.
  • cocoa - 6 tbsp. spoons.
  • sugar - a glass.
  • Egg yolks - 2 pcs.
  • baking powder, vanillin, sugar.


  • sugar - 120 g
  • sour cream - 300 ml.
  • starch - 2 tbsp. spoons.
  • butter - 1 pack.
  • egg whites - 2 pcs.

To decorate the Christmas cake, I use a variety of products. Among them are chocolate, jelly of different colors, caramel and sponge cake. Everything that is at hand.

  1. Make sand cakes. Butter skip through a grater and rub with two yolks. To the resulting mixture add vanilla, salt and sugar. I mix everything up.
  2. I put it in cocoa dough. In a separate bowl I pour baking powder and flour. Stir and mix with the mixture. It remains to knead the dough and send in the refrigerator for one hour.
  3. After time, I take out the dough, divide it into 4 parts and roll it on a sheet of parchment.
  4. Bake cakes should be about 10 minutes at a temperature of 180 degrees. When the cakes are ready, I immediately cut the edges.
  5. From puff pastry I bake cakes, following the instructions on the package.
  6. Cooking cream. I put sour cream, vanillin, starch and proteins with sugar in a saucepan. I mix everything and cook until the cream is thick. I stir all the time.
  7. I give the custard to cool, and in the meantime whip the butter. After cooling the mixture I combine with butter and beat.
  8. It remains to form a cake. I start with a brown cake. Cakes alternate, smearing cream.
  9. After collecting the cake, I decorate it with chocolate and fruit and send it in the fridge for about an hour to get soaked.

Video recipe for a beautiful cake with a snowman

It's hard to imagine a New Year's table without a cake.Ideal for the holiday get a dessert, decorated in the appropriate style. Only in this case it will strengthen the festive atmosphere, and for children it will be a wonderful New Year's gift.

How to cook a winter honey cake

It is not necessary to invent a recipe of high complexity. The main thing is to take the right amount of exotic ingredients. In particular, the honey cake made in the winter style will be a wonderful decoration of the table.

  • flour - 2 cups.
  • sour cream - 1 cup.
  • eggs - 3 pcs.
  • sugar - 100 g
  • prunes - 150 g.
  • walnuts - 6 pcs.
  • honey - 3 tbsp. spoons.
  • Soda - 1 tsp.


  • sugar - 1.5 cups.
  • sour cream - 2 glasses.


  • decorative topping - 2 pinches.
  • coconut chips - 1 pack.
  • chocolate topping - 20 g
  1. Prepare the dough for the cake layers. Using a mixer, beat sugar, honey and eggs. Add sour cream to the mixture and continue to beat.
  2. Prune well rinse and remove the bones. If it is hard, immerse it in boiling water for 15 minutes. Drain and chop the fruit.
  3. Peel and chop the nuts. Do not chop kernels too much. Otherwise, the presence in the cake will be faintly felt.
  4. Add prunes with nuts to the dough, add flour and hydrated soda.
  5. Beat the mixture until a homogeneous thickish dough.
  6. The third part of the test is put on a baking sheet, oiled, and evenly distributed. Send the dough form to the oven for 15 minutes. Temperature - 200 degrees.
  7. Do the same with the remaining dough.
  8. Cream. Mix sour cream with sugar and beat, add a little vanilla. The resulting cream smear cakes.
  9. Leave some cream on the sides of the cake.
  10. Decorative design. Honey can eat now. Nevertheless, we are preparing a New Year's treat. Therefore, we decorate the cake accordingly.
  11. In the lower right corner of green coconut flakes pour out the Christmas tree and sprinkle the edges.
  12. Using decorative topping, draw Christmas decorations, and use chocolate topping to write New Year's lettering.
  13. Cake for a few hours to send in the fridge. So the cakes are well soaked with cream.
Video Tips

New Year's cake on the table served after the guests ate pork or oyster. Otherwise, they immediately pounce on the sweet.I told only two recipes, but this article does not end there.

Cooking Blueberry Cake

The New Year reminds us of the race for gifts, dresses and original treats. Every housewife wants to cook something tasty and memorable. While one is trying to cook a delicious buckwheat, the second is engaged in the preparation of sweets.

  • eggs - 4 pcs.
  • flour - 400 g
  • sugar - 1 cup.
  • blueberries - 0.5 cup.


  • sugar - 1 cup.
  • sour cream - ml.


  • multicolored coconut chips.
  • colored dressing - 1 pack.
  • Using an egg mixer, beat the eggs well, until the mass gets a yellowish tint and does not increase in volume. Remember, poorly beaten eggs will cause not a lush biscuit.
  • Add sugar to the egg mass. The mixer does not turn off. Beat the mass for some time.
  • Add flour. If there is no certainty that the eggs are well-beaten, add a little baking powder to the flour.
  • In a container with dough pour blueberries. Frozen berries do not defrost. Otherwise, the berries will lose their delicious juice.
  • Cover the bottom of the high form with baking paper and fill it with dough. Bake the biscuit in the oven for about 20 minutes at an average temperature.
  • Remove the finished sponge cake from the mold, and when it cools down, detach the baking paper.
  • Since the cake will be thick, cut it in half. If you like sweet cakes, soak the cakes with sugar syrup.
  • Make a cream. To do this, just mix the sugar and sour cream and beat well.
  • Cream spread the first cake, then put on it the second, and re-apply a layer of cream.
  • It remains to decorate. With the help of powder, draw a Christmas tree and Santa Claus. It is not easy to do, but a small spoon and a wooden toothpick will simplify the task.
  • Ready cake to hide in the fridge for impregnation.

The list of holiday treats, which includes the most popular New Year's cakes, does not end with one option.

Cake from mastic "Herringbone"

Before the New Year the landladies think, buy one in the store or make their own hands at home. To buy a treat is the easiest. However, many housewives do not try to go the easy way and solve the problem on their own.

  1. To start baking a biscuit, and then cut several circles of different diameters from one cake.
  2. Collect the cake so that the shape resembles a Christmas tree. Cream to use any. It does not matter. As for me, cream of condensed milk and butter will do. It is useful to add some berries, fruits and candied fruits.
  3. Make the first layers the same, and then use cakes of a smaller diameter. So make a cone.
  4. After assembling, put the Christmas tree in the fridge so that the cakes are soaked and the cake froze.
  5. Now decorate. To do this, cook green mastic. With the help of a small mold cut a lot of small flowers. Only in this case, the cake will remind the Christmas tree.
  6. If there are no cuttings for the mastic, use the star shape for cookies.
  7. Make a star from mastic, stick a toothpick into it and fix it on the top of the cake
  8. It remains to decorate the figures of mastic. The result is an edible and tasty copy of the evergreen symbol of the New Year.
Video recipe

Cool Cake "Chess Board"

Most housewives tend to make culinary masterpieces in the New Year's style. It is about both oyster mushrooms and sweet dishes.

  • eggs - 4 pcs.
  • cold water - 3 tbsp. spoons.
  • sugar - 200 g
  • vanilla sugar - 1 pack.
  • baking powder - 2 tsp.
  • cocoa - 6 tbsp. spoons.
  • flour - 150 g
  • vegetable oil.


  • white gelatin - 7 sheets.
  • cream - 400 ml.
  • vanilla sugar - 2 packs.
  • low-fat cottage cheese - 500 g
  • sugar - 150 g
  • milk - 125 ml.
  • juice and zest of one lemon.
  1. Cover the bottom of the baking dish with paper. Mix the whites with cold water and beat until a lush foam appears. During the process add vanilla and plain sugar.
  2. Continue to beat, add yolks, baking powder, flour and cocoa. After that add vegetable oil and mix gently. In this case, the dough remains airy.
  3. Lay out the dough in the form and smooth out well. Bake in the oven for about half an hour at 170 degrees.
  4. Take the finished sponge cake out of the mold, separate the paper and cool it. Then cut the cake length along to make two cakes. Put the bottom cake on the dish. You will need a metal ring that will not allow the cream to flow.
  5. Cut the second cake so that it turns out 6 rings 2 cm wide.
  6. Soak gelatin sheets in water. Mix vanilla sugar with cream and beat. Juice and lemon zest mixed with milk, sugar and cottage cheese and beaten with a mixer.
  7. Gelatin sheets are well pressed and melted. After that, add two spoons of curd cream to the gelatin. Pour the mixture into a container with cream and add the whipped cream.
  8. Lightly spread the bottom cake with cream. On top put the first, third and fifth rings cut from the second cake. Fill the space between the rings with cream.
  9. On the cream rings put the second, fourth and sixth rings, and fill the space between them with cream. After the cake should stand in the refrigerator for about 6 hours.
  10. After this time, get a cake and put on the surface of 10 strips of paper 2 cm wide. Sift cocoa between the strips. After removing the strips, the cells are obtained.

I hope you like my design. If you are an artist, draw a piece of chocolate with melted chocolate.

Cake - an integral part of the festive event. It can be a birthday, March 8, New Year.

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I never buy shop cakes. The point is not that I do not trust domestic producers; it’s just that my family prefers desserts that I cook with my own hands. Now you will delight your loved ones with a new and tasty New Year's cake.

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