Cakes are the soul of any party – big or small. In this article, we try to figure out the top reasons why people love fruit cakes. But a little history first.
Historically, a fruitcake or a fruit cake or a fruit bread was (and still is) a cake made with a lot of candied fruits, nuts, and spices stuffed in it (occasionally soaked in alcohol).
This holiday staple has sent people in two different groups, one who loves the cake as much as the holiday season, and the other who loathe the cake-like anything. Today, fresh fruit cakes are also available and are more popular than their counterpart.
You could go in for making a fresh fruit or dried/ candied fruit cake, depending on personal preference. For a dry cake, the ingredients may vary hugely, and you could play with different combinations. While the original dried fruit cake recipe calls for brandy, you could even pick any of your favorites like rum, bourbon, or wine, etc.
Talking about dried fruit cake, it is a combination of everything sweet baked to form a dense loaf. The taste ranges from sweetly fruity to dark boozy, depending on the number of ingredients.
Fresh fruit cakes consist of finely diced fruits in between the layers and also on the top, rendering them a sweet taste. These cakes are certainly meant to satisfy every sweet craving.
Eaten as a healthy energy booster, a fruit cake is known to have a good impact on the body. Its dense caloric package of fresh as well as dried fruits act as a natural source of energy for kids and players.
Depending on the traditions at your home and your personal preference, you could choose between fresh fruit and dried fruit cakes. Once that has been finalized, there are numerous recipes available to suit different taste-types.
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