The festival of joy brings with it loads of happiness and Mr. Santa Clause is an indispensable part of it. Father Christmas is said to visit our homes on X-Mas eve, and reward all his good children with loads of gifts and blessings. Since, Father Santa’s name resonates Christmas, we thought it would be a great idea to include him on the Christmas cake as well. So here are 20 of the best and most creative Santa cake designs for you to try this Christmas.
20 Best Santa Claus Cake Designs For Christmas
1. Santa Got Stuck Cake
This cake had to make the top of the list. Imagine if Santa tried entering a house and got stuck in the chimney upside down! So much for sheepishly sneaking in, right? A simple fondant design, this cake will not only popularize your creative skills (in case you make it on your own) but your sense of humor will also be the center of everyone’s attraction.
2. Christmas Scene Cake
A simple yet very colorful design, this cake represents everything that Christmas is about. Choose the flavor you want for the base and cover it with colored fondant. Use other Christmas elements like a lazy Rudolph, a sledge full of presents and an X-mas tree made of fondant on the top and your state of the art cake is ready to be relished.
3. Santa Claus Mini Cake
A cute and tiny cake for a cute and tiny celebration. This cake is ideal for a family of two of three and is equally easy to make. Cover a traditional sponge or chocolate cake with a beautiful ribbon and some thick icing on top. The Santa topper will act as the icing on the cake, quite literally!
4. Santa coming to town
A little higher on the difficulty level, you might want to get a bakery on board to make this for you. This cake represents is a scenic representation of the night sky when Santa’s arrival is awaited in every household. The intricate designing of the buildings and that dark night sky with the glimmering silhouette of Santa’s sledge. It couldn’t have gotten any better. Could it?
5. Snoring Santa
Have you ever thought how exhausting it might be for Mr. Claus to visit every house and distribute gifts. He must get so exhausted. This cake design shows father Santa snoring away to glory after enjoying all those milk and cookies the previous night. Not that difficult to prepare, this cake will definitely take your Christmas story, a step further this year.
6. Elf, Santa and Reindeer Minimal Design
If you are fan of minimalism and do not want a heavily iced or decked up cake for your year end celebrations, this is the right choice for you. A three tiered cake with an indicative design of Santa, his reindeer and his lovely little elves, this cake would be also offers you an opportunity to explore different flavor options in a single cake.
7. Santa’s Children list
Every year Santa prepares a list of children who have been good throughout the previous year and rewards them with presents of their choice. This cake design can be a visual representation of Santa’s task of the year and you can include the names of all the children in your family on the list, just to give the cake a more personalized touch.
8. Santa in the Bathtub
How excited the children around you will be if they learn that Santa indulges in the same day to day activities as they do! Santa enjoying a nice Sunday bath on the top of the cake would not only be amusing to adults but you can also use this to inculcate a healthy habit in your child. The true essence of this cake lies in it’s detailing while you remain free to choose the flavors that you love.
9. Claus family on the roof
Do you prefer fondant in comparison t icing on your cake? If yes, then this cake is definitely for you. A two tiered cake decorated with fondant candy canes and gingerbread men guarding the house door, this cake would definitely act as a conversation starter at your X-mas party. Plus, no icing means zero mess :p
10. Santa Claus Minimal Design
A cake where the Christmas surprise lies right in the middle of it. It might look like a tad simple and a traditional cake when you first walk in with it but the ultimate combination of red velvet, chocolate and icing to make a minimal design of Santa appear in the middle will leave everyone in awe of your creativity. Super easy to make, we think this is exactly like Santa sneaking into your homes. What do you think?
11. Christmas Colors and Santa
Red, White and Green. The colors that represent Christmas. Our next cake design is a simple fusion of these colors and excellent flavors Simple designs with the flavors of your choice, this cake is perfect for the ones going for a not-so-extravagant Christmas celebration. You can even try and make it at home. It is not that complicated and it might give you a chance to channel the baker hidden in you.
12. The Claus Family Cupcakes
Using cupcakes instead of cakes is a very much ‘in’ thing to do in culinary vogue and what better than the Claus family cupcakes when you are doing so on Christmas? All you have to do is mold up soft, mushy cupcakes in the flavor of your choice and then top them with fondant shaped as various members of Santa’s extended family We bet the inclusion of Mrs Claus would be a wonderful surprise for the kids around you.
13. Santa and his Reindeer
Another one out of our easy-to-make bunch, this is an ideal cake design for a beginner and is meant to serve a small gathering. This cake might not be the most attractive of the lot but the efforts that you’d put in would make this a tad more special and will add to the Christmas spirits of the entire family
14. Santa Got you Presents
Children’s excitement knows no bounds when it comes to getting surprise presents from Santa Why not get this same excitement on to the dinner table and get your kids all the more excited! You can reduce the size of each gift, give them a different flavor each and write personalized messages for each member of the family to make it even more special. You can also get these personalized ‘gifts’ in a flavor choice of each respective member and the look on their faces would be worth cherishing forever.
15. Santa’s Fuzzy Beard
For the ones who love thick, creamy icing o their cakes, this Christmas cake design is for you. As it makes use of icing, it is not one of the cleanest designs but we guarantee that your taste buds won’t be disappointed, at all. A traditional circular cake with lots of icing to make Santa’s face and his silver beard would make this cake a must have each year.
16. Busy Santa
Santa has a lot of work scheduled for himself before Christmas This three tiered cake tells the story of Santa perfectly accomplishing all his tasks at every tier. Be it meeting snowmen or collecting presents or finally delivering them at their destinations, Santa does everything, like a boss! So, be a boss and serve this to your guests this X-mas and see how everyone goes all praises about your creativity.
17. The Jolly Santa Cake
The best way to eat cake is with lots of icing on it. We can see all the icing lovers nodding heads. This cake is another one of those tiny yet tasty cakes that we love. A cake base with a flavor of your choice and loads of icing to make a 3D torso of Santa popping out of it. It would add so much glam to your feast this yer, won’t it?
18. Intricate Design Cake with Santa on Top
This one is for the ones who just simply want to floor their guests with their choice of cake design. It is such a perfect fusion of chic and fun that the bakery you would want to hire would also treat it as a challenge. The elegant detailing in the lower tier with a joyous Santa reading his list on the top with intermittent ho-ho-hoing are like the best of both worlds delivered to you on a platter. The kids may pick a slice from the top tier while the adults would definitely opt for a slither from the bottom.
19. Giggling Father Christmas
This happy Santa would definitely bring a smile o the gloomiest of faces this Christmas With intricate details, this cake would be the center of everybody’s attraction at your X-mas bash. We would suggest you order it way before in advance as any last time glitches with this one would be un-affordable.
20. Santa in your Living Room
This one is definitely going to be kids’ favorite. Very child dreams of sitting with Santa in their living rooms, of laughing and chatting with them and this design is an attempt to make that come true a little bit more. We bet this cake would fuel your child’s imagination like never before and she/he would wait for Christmas eagerly every coming year.
Our mouths are already salivating and we can’t wait for Christmas to enjoy these fabulous cakes. Let us know which one you liked the best out of the lot and do send us pictures from when you actually try these out! Wish you all a merry Christmas!