Holly Jolly New Year Cake Ideas

Buche de Noel, or yule log cake, is a rolled sponge cake made to look like a log. The 19th-century French tradition of this extravagant treat is one of our favorite Christmas cake ideas.

An elegant red velvet cake with pristine white icing makes the perfect Christmas centerpiece. We know red food coloring is used a lot this time of year

Reimagine tres leches cake for the holidays. This recipe substitutes eggnog for heavy cream. It's one of our favorite holiday eggnog uses.

Using crème de menthe gives this cake its color and flavor. Cutting into this Bundt cake reveals a minty ribbon that will delight guests.

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The phyllo shell gives this Christmas cheesecake great texture. Garnish with rosemary and sugared cranberries for the holidays.

Need new Christmas cake ideas? Fruitcake is turned on its head in this dish. This cake is covered with holiday fruits and bourbon (or rum).

Who doesn't adore an over-the-top cake for the most joyous holiday? Melted chocolate is used for antlers and buttercream for piped details in this reindeer cake.