Every week we pull together some great Canadian recipes from Canadian food bloggers around the web featuring one main ingredient or dish. This week, we want to share with you 19 Christmas Cakes and Christmas Breads and  to enjoy throughout the holiday season!

19 Christmas Cakes and Breads | Food Bloggers of Canada

Nothing beats waking up on Christmas Day to a delicious slice of toasted fruit bread or a sticky bun paired with freshly brewed coffee, kids opening presents, and family chit-chat. Or maybe you can't wait for that beautiful gingerbread layer cake or traditional Christmas pudding that wraps up Christmas dinner.

Whether it's a classic fruitcake (which you either love or hate!), a mile high Panettone, a beautiful Stollen or the classic Canadian Bûche de Noel (Yule Log) there is a Christmas cake or bread for everyone (including vegan and gluten free options)

Get inspired with these exquisite recipes for a perfect Christmas treat!

Christmas cakes and breads

By Food Bloggers of Canada

  • White Christmas Truffle Cake

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This [White Christmas Truffle Cake](https://vikalinka.com/white-christmas-truffle-cake/) is part cake, part truffle, and therefore the most luxurious thing one would expect on Christmas. The cake layer has three ingredients as does the truffle topping. Simple and elegant. From** Vikalinka**.

  • Triple Chocolate Yule Log

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    A gluten-free, top-8 allergy-free, and vegan [Yule Log](https://lauriesadowski.com/2015/12/11/triple-chocolate-yule-log/)? Yes, please. This one features a rich chocolate truffle mousse inside chocolate sponge cake topped with a creamy buttercream. From **Laurie Sadowski**.

  • Hutzelbrot

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This is German-Canadian take on [Hutzelbrot](https://www.shiftingroots.com/hutzelbrot-german-fruit-bread/), a classic Christmas fruit bread. It's also the perfect recipe to try for people who hate fruitcake! From **Shifting Roots**.

  • Panettone: A Simple Recipe

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    Traditional [Italian Panettone](https://www.shelovesbiscotti.com/zia-michelinas-panettone) is usually a rich and dense sweet bread made for Christmas. This simple and rustic family recipe for panettone has no rum-soaked raisins, nor are there any candied fruits. Curious? From **She Loves Biscotti**.

  • Gluten Free Fruitcake

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    [Gluten Free Fruitcake](https://www.cathysglutenfree.com/gluten-free-fruitcake/?fbclid=IwAR3savEKlV5amWIoWBOuS5ySMWYx3q4k7bjCpczSqj46C6cqzp4SX0ZBS4w) is a lovely, moist Christmas Cake loaded with dried cranberries, cherries, currants, dates, apricots, and raisins. Slivered almonds and pecans add some crunchy bites. Everyone can enjoy this! From **Cathy's Gluten Free**.

  • Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Cake with Chocolate Ganache

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This [Vegan Chocolate Hazelnut Cake](https://www.occasionallyeggs.com/2018/11/vegan-chocolate-hazelnut-cake-with-chocolate-ganache.html) is perfect for holiday baking! It’s a bit on the denser side, almost like a brownie-cake combination because of the hazelnut flour in the mixture. If you’re big on chocolate, you’ll love this! From **Occasionally Eggs**.

  • Fruit Cake Bread Pudding

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This [Fruit Cake Bread Pudding](https://girlheartfood.com/fruit-cake-bread-pudding/) can be put together in minutes and is a great way to jazz up leftover fruitcake! Dotted with white chocolate and sprinkled with pomegranate, it’s one delicious bite! From **Girl Heart Food**.

  • Gingerbread Layer Cake with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    This moist [Gingerbread Cake with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting](https://www.ourhappymess.com/gingerbread-cake-with-brown-butter-cream-cheese-frosting/) is super simple to make. Decorated with a few sparkling sugared cranberries, it is a festive holiday cake that the whole family will love. From **Our Happy Mess**.

  • Pandoro Limoncé with Mascarpone Cream and Blueberries

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    [Pandoro Limoncé with Mascarpone Cream and Blueberries](https://www.sugarlovespices.com/pandoro-limonce-mascarpone-cream-blueberries/) is a highly anticipated exquisite Christmas dessert. It includes rich mascarpone whipped cream, plump blueberries and lemon cream-filled pandoro cake, beaming nothing but goodness on the festive Christmas table. From **Sugar Love Spices**.

  • Panettone

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    [Panettone](https://anitalianinmykitchen.com/panettone/) or Italian Christmas Sweet Bread is an easy, delicious yeast bread filled with raisins, candied fruit or chocolate chips. A delicious way to celebrate the holidays! From **An Italian In My Kitchen**.

  • Traditional Christmas Pudding With Rum Sauce

    By Food Bloggers of Canada

    For some, Christmas dinner isn't complete without a [traditional Christmas pudding](https://joandsue.blogspot.com/2017/12/traditional-christmas-pudding-with-rum.html) drowning in a delicious rum or plum sauce.

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