The Classic Christmas Cake - This is Delia Smith's recipe, the same one I have used for the past 19 years, everyone loves it, unfortunately because of this I have 7 cakes to make this year!!

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The best Christmas cake recipe I have tried. It was a great success last year and I look forward to trying it again this year. I used brandy and let it mature for about 8 weeks feeding it more brandy every now and again.

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Dark fruit cake is one of my favorite Christmas traditions. Many years ago I combined the best of all the dark fruit cake recipes I could find, and this recipe is the result. The cake is rich, dark, and chock full of nuts and fruit. If this is the...

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Mary Berry's classic fruit cake... This is the perfect cake for Christmas, birthdays and all special occasions – it's a winner...

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Brown Sugar Mincemeat Cake. Despite it's name mincemeat contains no meat (although it used to) but is a delicious combination of dried fruits, spices, sugar, suet, apples and brandy.

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Prepare this fruit cake in advance and feed it regularly with rum, brandy or whisky to build the flavour and keep it moist

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Traditionally the fruit in this cake is steeped in port and rum for at least 24 hours, a week or even longer if you can. You can imagine how rich, delicious and moist this is - it needs no icing or decoration, just enjoy it�s glorious flavour!

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