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What is actually in fruitcake?

What is actually in FRUITCAKẾ? Lemon zest chopped coarsely 6 Allspice Berries (ground) Brandy (for basting or spritzing) 1 c. Gold rum 1/2 c. Cranberries Sun dried 1/2 c. Blueberries Sun dried 1/4 c. Ginger Candied (chopped) 1 tsp. Baking Soda 4 Cloves whole (ground) 1/2 c. Apricots Sun dried (chopped) 1 c. Sugar 11/2 tsp. Salt 1 tsp Ground Cínnamon 1/2 c. Cherries Sun dried 1 c.Golden raisins 1 tsp Ginger ground 2 eggs Orange zest chopped coarsely 1c. Currants Unsalted Butter 5 ounces (1 1/4 sticks) 1 c. Apple juice (unfiltered) 13/4 c. All purpose Flour 1 tsp Baking Powder 1/4 to 1/2 c. Toasted Pecans (broken) FRUITCAKE FACTS The earliest fruitcake recipes date back to ancient Rome. Many churches forbid the use of butter in fruitcake until Pope Innocent VIII granted butter in 1490. Manitou Springs, Colorado hosts The Great Fruitcake Toss on the first saturday of January. The record toss is 1,420 feet set in January 2007. If alcohol is included, fruitcakes can last for years. In 2003, Jay Leno sampled a fruitcake that was originally baked in 1878 and kept as a family heirloom in Tecumseh, Michigan. The saying "nutty as a fruitcake" implies a person is strange, insane, or very silly. Much like the fruitcake. Our fruitcake recipe is from, but every fruitcake recipe varies slightly. No one can count how many fruitcake recipes exist today. What's in your Fruitcake? lemon ly Created by Sources:, A Short History of Fruitcake,, The Tuscaloosa News.

What is actually in fruitcake?

shared by Lemonly on Dec 22
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In the spirit of Christmas and holiday traditions, decided to dissect the fruitcake. We know there are lots of fruitcake recipes out there, but here is just one example of all the ingredients...



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