Mini Buttercream Santa Cake

A Santa Claus cake is an adorable holiday dessert that will make every kid smile from ear to ear.


– Your Favorite Moist Cake – Powdered Sugar – Unsweetened Cocoa Powder – Cream Cheese – Salted Butter

Step-by-step instructions!

Follow our easy instructions for success!

Using basic cake decorating skills and delicious buttercream recipes, you can turn this simple cake into the centerpiece of your holiday meal or party dessert table.

Cut out 3 small round cake layers (I used a 2.6" round cutter), and layer 1 mini 3-layer cake with your preferred buttercream.


Crumb Coat the cake in white vanilla buttercream, then allow it to set up in the freezer for 10 minutes.


Divide the remaining vanilla buttercream and dye with a few drops of gel food color as follows.


Reserve 1 cup white for Santa's beard and hat. ¾ cup(s) buttercream dyed bright red.


¼ cup buttercream dyed your preferred skin color. 2 tablespoons buttercream dyed bright green.


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