Planning on making a cake this Christmas? Not sure how to decorate it? You've come to the right place! Our cupcake queen, Victoria Threader has created some brilliant, and surprisingly easy, fondant cake decorations for you to try
From the big man himself to his trusty side-kick, Rudolph, learn how to make these fun and delighful cake toppers with each of our step-by-step picture recipes.
Just click on the link above each picture or the picture itself to see how to make your very own Christmas cake decorations this year.
You could even create a Christmas scene on top of your Christmas cake featuring Santa and his best buddy Rudolph. Or you could make a mini gingerbread house and hide it in a forest full of Christmas trees - the kids are going to love it!
Elf cake decorations
Learn how to make your own Christmas elves here (opens in new tab)
Make these little festive elves to pop on top of your Christmas cake this year. You could create a Santa's grotto themed cake.
Snowmen cake decorations
Learn how to make your own Christmas snowmen here (opens in new tab)
Create a winter wonderland with this festive trio of snowmen. Follow our step-by-step recipe to make your own.
Santa cake decorations
Learn how to make your own Santa decorations here (opens in new tab)
It's Santa! The kids are just going to love seeing Father Christmas sitting firmly on top of their favourite cake come Christmas time - he can sit alongside your Christmas elves and Rudolph too!
Rudolph cake decorations
Learn how to make your own Rudolph decorations here (opens in new tab)
Rudolph has never looked so cute! Make your own Rudolph with a few balls of brown fondant. Don't forget the carrot.
Christmas tree cake decorations
Learn how to make your own Christmas trees here (opens in new tab)
What's Christmas without a Christmas tree? These fondant trees are really easy to make and look the part too!
Angel cake decorations
Learn how to make your own festive angels here (opens in new tab)
These angelic little figures would look perfect popped on top of any Christmas bake. Follow our simple step-by-step picture recipe to make your own.
Penguin cake decorations
Learn how to make your own penguins here (opens in new tab)
How cute is this little fondant fellow? This penguin cake decoration is much easier to make than it may look and is sure to turn your Christmas cake into something extra special! Where to next?
Our collection of Christmas cupcake recipes are full of easy cake decorating ideas including sprinkles, fondant designs and festive buttercream.
Christmas cupcake ideas (opens in new tab)
Aside from the individual characters we've got plenty of whole Christmas cake designs to inspire you too. From a whole Santa face to a classic star patterned cake, see all of our showstopping Christmas cake recipes below.
40 Christmas cake ideas (opens in new tab)
Want some more Christmas food ideas? Have a browse through the links below:
- Christmas biscuits and cookies (opens in new tab)
- 30 Christmas recipes to make in advance (opens in new tab)
- Oh and don't forget those food gifts! See our fun homemade food gift ideas (opens in new tab)