The BEST Christmas Dessert Recipes

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The holiday season is my favorite time of the year! There’s something magical about a beautiful, decorating tree in the living room, all light up! I’m the biggest fan of Christmas and of course, Christmas desserts! I’m making it easy for you to find the perfect Christmas recipes with this dessert roundup. I’ve gathered up all my favorite recipes from this year and previous years. These are all delicious desserts that are perfect for family gatherings and holiday parties! So, grab your mixer, turn on the oven and get to baking!

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My ‘White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake’ is the perfect cheesecake for the holiday season! It’s not only stunning but also incredibly delicious, with a rich and creamy cheesecake batter dotted with fresh berries! I top it off with tart raspberry sauce and serve it with whipped cream!

slice of raspberry cheesecake with raspberry sauce

This ‘Orange Cranberry Ombre Cake’ is made with white chocolate orange cake layers, filled with a home-made raspberry cranberry sauce and frosted with an orange whipped cream frosting!

A cranberry orange cake on a cake stand with roses and cranberries

The easiest, 3-ingredient Christmas Star Twist Pastry recipe! Made with store-bought puff pastry and raspberry jam, twisted into a beautiful and festive design!

a Christmas star twist pastry on a table, with tea and raspberry jam

The most delicious Honey Pistachio Babka Bread Wreath, made with a soft and buttery dough, filled with pistachio cinnamon paste, and glazed with a simple honey syrup! This bread is simply divine!

a closeup image of sliced pistachio babka bread shaped into a wreath, on a table with tea
Pistachio Honey Babka Bread

Super easy and so delicious! My ‘Orange Cranberry Bread’ is made with fresh cranberries, loads of orange zest and an orange glaze! Make a double batch because this bread will be gone in no time!

orange cranberry loaf with orange glaze, sliced on plate with garnishes

This new ‘Mandarin Mousse Cake’ will have your heart from the very first bite! So fruity, fluffy and melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Perfect for the holiday season!

closeup citrus mousse cake slice with mandarins

A festive and delicious Christmas Wreath Pavlova topped with mascarpone whipped cream, fresh berries and a tart raspberry sauce. This impressive dessert is bound to steal the show at any dinner party!

a wreath pavlova topped with berries and whipped cream, on a wooden stand

For the chocolate lovers! Rich and decadent Mint Chocolate Cake with chocolate mint cake layers, vanilla mint buttercream, and chocolate ganache. This show-stopping cake will be the center of any holiday gathering!

a close up image of a chocolate mint cake, with chocolate ganache

These ‘Peppermint Eclairs’ are a MUST-TRY for the holiday season! Filled with the fluffiest and most delicious vanilla mint whipped cream!

peppermint eclairs with whipped cream filling and candy canes for Christmas

How pretty is this ‘Chocolate Raspberry Swiss Roll’?! It’s the perfect log roll cake for the holiday season!

chocolate raspberry swiss roll

Looking for the best holiday cocktail? You must give my ‘Maple White Russian’ a try! It’s sweetened with 100% pure maple syrup and no added sugars! So creamy, rich and delicious!

layered maple white russian cocktail recipe

You’ll love this incredibly recipe and fruity cheesecake for the holidays! Rich, chocolate cheesecake topped with cherry pie topping and cherry whipped cream topping. Get the recipe here:

a slice of chocolate cherry cheesecake on a plate, with a cheesecake on a stand

This triple layered ‘Strawberry Red Velvet Cheesecake’ is great any time of year, but especially for the holiday season! It’s made with a red velvet cheesecake, strawberry mousse and whipped cream topping!

A strawberry cheesecake cake on a cake stand

Looking for peppermint mocha flavors? Try this stunning Chocolate Peppermint Mocha cake with peppermint frosting and crushed candy cane garnishes!

A piece of chocolate peppermint cake sitting on top of a table

My ‘Marbled Chocolate Bundt Cake’ garnished with pomegranate arils and pistachios looks like the prettiest dessert wreath! And, this cake is incredibly delicious! So moist, tender and chocolatey; perfect with a cup of tea, coffee or mocha!

A piece of chocolate bundt cake on a plate, with chocolate ganache and nuts

For a little minty green color to brighten your holiday season, try this incredible ‘Bailey’s Mint Chocolate Cheesecake’ with a fudgy chocolate cake base, Irish Cream cheesecake and mint whipped cream! Yumm!

A peppermint chocolate cheesecake sitting on top of a cake stand, topped with cookies

And how about this stunning master piece?! My ‘Chocolate Pavlova Cake’ is sure to steal the show at any holiday party! This is the ultimate Christmas dessert!

A decorated chocolate pavlova cake on a cake stand

One of my newest cake recipes, the ‘Red Velvet Crepe Cake’ is simply stunning! Check out all those layers?

a red velvet crepe cake on a cake stand and sliced cake on a plate

Need an impressive and delicious cheesecake? Try this simple, yet elegant cranberry cheesecake with cranberry swirl garnish! I’ll show you how to make the design in my video recipe!

A cheesecake on a plate, with swirled cranberry topping

Do you love eggnog as much as I do? Try this easy chocolate eggnog cake with chocolate frosting garnished with white chocolate snowflakes!

A piece of eggnog cake on a cake stand, with chocolate buttercream

This ‘Chocolate Irish Cream Cake’ is also great for the holiday season! With its pretty green color and chocolate ganache garnish, it’s a delicious and festive cake!

A chocolate cake on a plate, with green buttercream and Pistachios

If you’re looking for a fruity, light and not-too-sweet cake recipe, this is it! My ‘Pomegranate Pistachio Cake’ is simply THE best! You’ll want to make it again and again!

A pomegranate cake on a cake stand, with chocolate ganache and cookies

One of my all-time favorite recipes, this ‘Opera Cake’ is a stunner! Made with light sponge cake layers, soaked with coffee and frosted with a coffee buttercream!

A piece of chocolate opera cake on a plate, with Buttercream and Chocolate ganache

If you haven’t tried this ‘Ferrero Rocher’ cake yet, what are you waiting for?! This cake is so rich, elegant and stunning. It’s a perfect cake for the holiday season!

a chocolate Ferrero Rocher cake on a plate with cookies and chocolate truffles on top

And now, moving onto some desserts and cookies! Try this super easy ‘Peppermint Trifle’ if you’re in need of dessert in a pinch. It’s easy to make and easy to serve!

A chocolate peppermint trifle dessert bowl on a table

These ‘Chocolate Mint Macarons’ are one of my all-time favorite! I make them every year for the holiday season. They’re made with minty macaron shells, chocolate ganache filling and dipped in more chocolate!

green chocolate mint macarons with chocolate on a table

Mmm, these white chocolate raspberry scones are calling your name! These little fruity, chocolatey scones are perfect in the morning with a cup of coffee!

raspberry and white chocolate scones sitting on a tray

And finally, some chocolate peppermint scones with chocolate bark! These are killer good! Soft, chocolatey and loaded with flavor!

large chocolate peppermint scones on a wooden tray

I hope you enjoyed my Christmas recipe collection! If you make any of these desserts, feel free to tag me in your photos on Instagram with #tatyanaseverydayfood I love to see all your creations!

Have a very Merry Christmas!