Printer Friendly Page Each person has their own list of 'must have' foods for Christmas. For me, it is this Fruit Cake; that wonderful combination of nuts and dried fruits with barely enough cake batter to hold it all together.
Five VarietiesOur selected recipes show that not all fruitcakes are alike. There is a fruitcake for everyone -- you will miss out if you dismiss it (listed as pictured from top to bottom).Dowager Duchess FruitcakeBackhouse Family FruitcakeChocolate PanforteFruit and Stout CakeFiggy Christmas Fruit RollA slice of ripe fruitcake, inlaid with colorful candied fruits and nuts, is reminiscent of mosaics, illuminated manuscripts, and medieval tapestries.
At Harry & David, we take fruitcake very seriously. We mix our fruitcake in our own bakery with big chunks of candied fruit and premium nuts. The result is dense, rich, and utterly delicious. There are families who have begun annual holiday traditions organized around bakery deliveries of the best fruitcakes they've ever had the pleasure to experience.
Moist and tasty fruitcake is made with all types of candied fruit and nuts with a hint of orange and more than a hint of bourbon. It takes about three days to complete the process, but it is well worth the time and effort!
Find deliciously easy, family-pleasing recipes for fruitcake (fruit cake), a dense cake made with candied and/or dried fruits, nuts, often flavored with brandy or rum, and traditionally served at Christmas.
Store-bought fruitcakes give the fruit-packed holiday cakes a bad rap, so you might be surprised by how good a homemade fruitcake can actually taste. Try one of these recipes for fruitcake, or try the fruity cookies.