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View Poll Results: What kind of fruitcake is best?
Uncooked 0 0%
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Home made soaked in booze 9 81.82%
There is no edible fruitcake no matter how much liquor is involved 0 0%
Other - please explain on thread 2 18.18%
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Old 12-23-2009, 09:40 AM   #11
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THAT is pretty!!!!!

Oh, and I ate the cherry that's missing!!!

Sooooo!!! It was you!!! We've been very perplexed about where that cherry went!!!!











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Old 12-23-2009, 10:51 AM   #12
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Thumbs up I love fruitcake!

I love fruitcake!

My favorite fruitcakes come from COLLIN STREET BAKERY in Corsicana, TX.

I've also had some great homemade fruitcakes.

I've never made a fruitcake in my life.

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Old 12-23-2009, 10:53 AM   #13
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My mom made the best fruitcake ever until I took over, using her recipe. It's a white fruitcake, with no citrin. I don't make it any more because there's no one left in my family who likes it except me, but I always made it at Thanksgiving, and doused it with apricot brandy once a week until Christmas.
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Old 12-23-2009, 11:15 AM   #14
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Thumbs up Assumption Abbey fruitcakes

I also love the fruitcakes from ASSUMPTION ABBEY in Ava, MO.
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Old 12-23-2009, 12:28 PM   #15
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I make a fruitcake every year - at least one. I make it in October so it has time to mellow by Christmas. It is almost all fruit and nuts and no citron either. I've never had a bought fruitcake that we liked.
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Old 12-23-2009, 01:34 PM   #16
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Well, I actually like some fruitcakes. Like Max Sutton, my favorite is from Collin Street Bakery ... but maybe I'm prejudiced because my grandmother worked there for a couple of years before Dad was born. We have had one from them ever since I can remember (55+ years) and I still order one each year even though Dad passed away 13 years ago. Nanny would get one, wrap it in cheesecloth, and dose it with brandy for 6-8 weeks before Christmas.
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Old 12-23-2009, 01:40 PM   #17
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6 Weeks of curing...Seasoned once per week with bourbon!!!...My Grandmother's recipe! ---- To die for!!! The Thanksgiving Cake went "Whooooosh" out of da house!
This one will do the same!!!!!



Bob, would you consider sharing this recipe? I'd really like to try my hand at making fruitcake. If I could end up with a product that looked that good, I'd really be doing something!

Of course, proper credit to your Grandmother.
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Old 12-23-2009, 02:32 PM   #18
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Andy....I'll give it to Santa when he comes through here on his way North...He'll drop it off!

Enjoy!
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Old 12-23-2009, 02:37 PM   #19
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Andy....I'll give it to Santa when he comes through here on his way North...He'll drop it off!

Enjoy!
Now THAT'S a Christmas present!
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