Santa Chimney Cake, £20

You might feel a bit mean cutting into his behind, but this cute and colourful Santa Cake will certainly get everyone giggling around your table.


Available from Tesco.

Chocolate Pudding Cake

Chocolate Christmas Pudding, £19.99

A bounty of malty balls drenched in delicious milk and white chocolate - we would take this Chocolate Christmas Pudding over the fruity variety any day.

Available from Babyblooms.

Father Christmas Cake

Father Christmas Cake, £19

Inspired by Raymond Briggs' storybook character, this traditional victoria sponge Father Christmas Cake comes with lashings of jam and buttercream filling.

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Available from Waitrose.

Yule Log

Chocolate Yule Log, £9.99

Yule go crazy for this dangerously morish chocolate-smothered log from organic specialists Abel & Cole, with soft sponge and chocolate buttercream filling.

Available from Abel & Cole.

Individual Puddings

Five Days Of Christmas Sponge Puddings, £12.95

No arguments about what to have for dessert with this handy pack of five individual Sponge Puddings by Fortnum & Mason. Tempting flavours include raspberry & blueberry, and sticky toffee pudding.

Available at Fortnum & Mason.

Polar Bear Cake

Polar Bear Cake, £12

Adorable and brilliant value, this cute Polar Bear cake will give everyone at your festive banquet a case of the "awww"s!

Available in store at Marks & Spencer.

Yule Log

Chocolate Yule Log, £8.50

Not so much a traditional cake as a giant slab of melt-in-the-mouth soft chocolate, and large enough to cut and share at the table with everyone. Mild nut and ginger flavours give this chocolate yule log a subtle festive feel.

Available at Hotel Chocolat.

Snowman Cake

3D Snowman Cake, £10

Just about too cute to eat, this chubby little Snowman Cake will really stand out as part of your festive spread.

Available from Tesco.

Celebration Cake

Celebration Cake, £25

It's only right that we include at least one traditionally fruity celebration cake. This one is so beautifully presented, and has subtle enough spicing to please even pernickity young palates.

Available from John Lewis

Robin cake

3D Robbie Robin Cake, £8

This beautifully presented little Robbie Robin is festively decked out in his warmest winter hat. Not that your child will care too much about whipping it off and devouring his delicious sponge centre!


Available from Morrisons