How to make Christmas cakes - step by step recipes

It is difficult to find a family who 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 turn out to be equally useful to both experienced chefs and people who are interested in how to cook New Year's cakes at home.

Puff Sour Cream Cake Recipe

To begin, I offer a wonderful cake recipe, which includes puff and shortbread dough, and the layer is made of cream, consisting of butter and sour cream.

To decorate the New Year's cake, I use a variety of products. These include chocolate, jelly of different colors, caramel and biscuit. Everything that is at hand will do.

Servings: +6
  • puff pastry 500 g
  • butter 1 up
  • flour 2 cups
  • cocoa 6 Art. l
  • sugar 1 glass
  • egg yolks 2 PC
  • baking powder, vanillin ½ tsp
  • For cream
  • sugar 120 g
  • sour cream 300 ml
  • starch 2 Art. l
  • butter 1 up
  • egg whites 2 PC
Calories and BJU per 100 g
Calories 260 kcal
Proteins: 5.2 g
Fats: 13.2 g
Carbohydrates: 28.8 g
1 hour. 30 minutes.Video
  • Make sand cakes. I pass the butter through a grater and grind with two yolks. I add vanillin, salt and sugar to the resulting mixture. I mix everything.
  • Pour cocoa into the dough. I pour baking powder and flour into a separate bowl. Mix and mix with the mixture. It remains to knead the dough and send in the refrigerator for one hour.
  • After the time has passed, I take out the dough, divide it into 4 parts and roll it out on a sheet of parchment.
  • Bake cakes should be about 10 minutes at a temperature of 180 degrees. When the cakes are ready, I immediately trim the edges.
  • I bake cakes from puff pastry, following the instructions on the package.
  • I am preparing a cream. I put sour cream, vanillin, starch and proteins with sugar in a saucepan. I mix everything and cook until the cream becomes thick. I stir all the time.
  • I let the custard cool, and in the meantime beat the butter. After cooling the mixture, combine with oil and whisk.
  • It remains to form a cake. I start with brown cake. Cakes alternate, greasing with cream.
  • After collecting the cake, decorate it with chocolate and fruits and send it in the refrigerator for about an hour to soak.

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

How to make a winter honey cake

It’s not necessary to come up with a recipe of high complexity. The main thing is to take the right amount of exotic ingredients. In particular, a honey decoration 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 teaspoon.


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


  • decorative sprinkling - 2 pinches.
  • coconut flakes - 1 pack.
  • chocolate topping - 20 g.
  1. Make dough for shortcakes. Using a mixer, beat sugar, honey and eggs. Add sour cream to the mixture and continue whisking.
  2. Rinse the prunes well and remove the seeds. If it is solid, lower it into boiling water for 15 minutes. Drain and chop the fruit.
  3. Peel and chop nuts. Do not grind the kernels too much. Otherwise, the presence in the cake will be poorly felt.
  4. Add prunes with nuts to the dough, add flour and slaked soda.
  5. Beat the mixture until a uniform, thick dough is obtained.
  6. Put the third part of the dough on a greased baking sheet and distribute it evenly.Submit the test form to the oven for 15 minutes. The temperature is 200 degrees.
  7. With the remaining test, do the same.
  8. Cream. Combine the sour cream with sugar and beat, add a little vanillin. Smudge the cakes with the resulting cream.
  9. Leave a little cream for the sides of the cake.
  10. Decorative design. Honey can be eaten now. Nevertheless, we are preparing a New Year's treat. Therefore, we make out the cake accordingly.
  11. In the lower right corner, pour out the Christmas tree and sprinkle the edges with green coconut flakes.
  12. Using decorative topping, draw Christmas tree decorations, and use chocolate topping to write New Year's inscription.
  13. Send the cake to the refrigerator for several hours. So cakes are well soaked in cream.
Video tips
How to decorate New Year's cake with sugar mastic: video recipe

New Year's cake is served after guests have tasted pork or oyster mushroom. Otherwise, they will immediately attack the sweet. I told only two recipes, but this article does not end there.

Cooking Blueberry Cake

New Year's Eve is reminiscent of a 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 preparing sweets.

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


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


  • multi-colored coconut flakes.
  • colored sprinkling - 1 pack.
  • With a mixer, beat the eggs well until the mass gets a yellowish tint and increases in volume. Remember, poorly beaten eggs will cause not a splendid biscuit.
  • Add sugar to the egg mass. Do not turn off the mixer. Beat the mass for a certain time.
  • Add flour. If you are not sure that the eggs are beaten well, add a little baking powder to the flour.
  • Pour blueberries into a container with dough. Do not thaw frozen berries beforehand. Otherwise, the berries will lose delicious juice.
  • Cover the bottom of a high shape with baking paper and fill with dough. Bake a biscuit in the oven for about 20 minutes at medium temperature.
  • Remove the finished biscuit from the mold, and when it cools down, disconnect 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 with sour cream and beat well.
  • Spread the first cake with cream, then put the second on it, and again apply a layer of cream.
  • It remains to decorate. Using a powder, draw a Christmas tree and Santa Claus. It is not easy to do this, but a small spoon and a wooden toothpick will simplify the task.
  • Hide the finished cake in the refrigerator for impregnation.

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

Cake from the Herringbone mastic

Before the New Year, housewives are thinking whether to buy one at a store or to make it at home. Buying food is the easiest. However, many housewives do not try to go the easy way and solve the problem on their own.

  1. First, bake a biscuit, and then cut several circles of various diameters from one cake.
  2. Make a cake so that the shape resembles a Christmas tree. Use any cream. This is not important. As for me, a 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 assembly, put the tree in the refrigerator so that the cakes are saturated, and the cake itself freezes.
  5. Now decorate. To do this, prepare green mastic. Using a small cookie cutter, cut out a lot of small flowers.Only in this case will the cake resemble a Christmas tree.
  6. If there are no clearings for the mastic, use the shape of the cookie stars.
  7. Make a star from mastic, stick a toothpick into it and fix it on top of the cake
  8. It remains to decorate figures from mastic. The result is an edible and tasty copy of the evergreen symbol of the New Year.
Video recipe
Well, very tasty - New Year Tree Cake!

Funny cake "Chessboard"

Most housewives strive to design culinary masterpieces in the New Year style. It's about how oyster mushroomsand about 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 proteins with cold water and beat until fluffy foam appears. Add vanilla and regular sugar during the process.
  2. Continuing to beat, add the yolks, baking powder, flour and cocoa. After that add vegetable oil and mix gently. In this case, the dough will remain airy.
  3. Put the dough into the mold and smooth it well. Bake in the oven for about half an hour at a temperature of 170 degrees.
  4. Remove the finished biscuit from the mold, peel the paper and cool. Then cut the cake layer lengthwise to make two cake layers. Put the bottom cake on the dish. A metal ring is required that will prevent the cream from leaking out.
  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. Mix the juice and lemon zest with milk, sugar and cottage cheese and beat with a mixer.
  7. Squeeze and melt the sheets of gelatin well. After that, add two tablespoons of curd cream to the gelatin. Pour the mixture into a container with cream and add whipped cream.
  8. Spread the lower crust with cream. Put the first, third and fifth rings cut from the second cake on top. Fill the space between the rings with cream.
  9. Put the second, fourth and sixth rings on the cream 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, take out the cake and lay on the surface 10 strips of paper 2 cm wide. Sieve cocoa between the strips. After removing the strips, we get the cells.

I hope you like my design option. If you are an artist, draw chess pieces with melted chocolate.

Cake is an integral part of the celebration. It can be a birthday, March 8, New Year.

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I never buy store cakes. It’s not that I don’t trust domestic producers; my family just likes desserts that I cook with my own hands. Now you will delight your family with a new and delicious New Year's cake. Good luck

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