A traditional Christmas favorite, fruitcake is made with candied or dried fruits, nuts, and spices. It's often soaked in alcohol like brandy or rum for added richness.
Shaped to resemble a log, the Yule Log cake is made of sponge cake, rolled with buttercream or whipped cream, and often decorated with festive motifs like mushrooms or holly.
Foods like brown rice, quinoa, and oats are rich in fiber, which can help keep you feeling full and satisfied. Whole grains may also have a slight edge in terms of calorie burning during digestion compared to refined grains.
Chocolate cake infused with peppermint flavors, often layered with peppermint frosting or ganache. Crushed candy canes are a popular topping.
Combining the flavors of traditional eggnog with a creamy cheesecake, this dessert is often spiced with nutmeg and cinnamon and may have a graham cracker crust.
n Italian Christmas cake, panettone is a sweet bread filled with candied fruits and raisins. It has a light, fluffy texture and is often enjoyed with coffee or dessert wine.
A German Christmas cake, stollen is a sweet bread containing dried fruit, nuts, and spices. It is typically dusted with powdered sugar and may have a marzipan filling.
While not exclusive to Christmas, red velvet cake is often enjoyed during the holiday season. The deep red color and creamy white frosting make it visually festive.