15 show-stopping chocolate Christmas cake recipes

There's no better way to finish up a big festive family lunch than with a delicious chocolate dessert. Yum!

Christmas cake

With the festive season fast-approaching, it's time to start thinking about our Christmas lunch or dinner menu.

And while the turkey or ham is often the centrepiece of the spread, there is no better way to finish a memorable meal than with an indulgent, show-stopping dessert like the classic Christmas cake.

We've pulled together a selection of our most decadent chocolate cakes that are both visually stunning and irresistibly delicious for something a little different.

From our layered chocolate and mascarpone cake to our rich dark chocolate bundt, chocolate Christmas cakes abound. There's something here for every sweet tooth.

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