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Fruit Cake: Full of Flavor or Just Plain Foul?

The Big Question 2012/12/27 01:53:11
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  • Andrew 2013/03/02 07:22:57
    Just Plain Foul
    Andrew
    Fruit = GOOD. Cake = GOOD. Fruit cake = nasty crap.
  • Y'aqob Ha-Ikar 2013/01/09 06:20:23
    Full of Flavor
    Y'aqob Ha-Ikar
    +1
    Delish........I love it....actually very very much so.
    fruitcake
  • LiinkiixDx 2013/01/09 02:13:40
    Full of Flavor
    LiinkiixDx
    hey i would say nice cuz' over here in Mexico we have Rosca de Reyes... some long bread just like fruit cake.. cut it and if you get a mini baby toy you get to make a party... darn i ate it all, ate it all!! :S.. fat
  • ehrhornp 2013/01/07 15:48:38
    Full of Flavor
    ehrhornp
    My family has been making fruitcake ever since I was a kid. It is not your typical fruitcake. This fruitcake is not baked and is made out of graham crackers, prunes, raisons, apricots and a bunch of other fruit. It is mixed together with a bit of brandy to ease the mixing and then it is aged for three weeks. The final product is delicious.
  • Sharon Harmon 2012/12/29 18:39:50
    Full of Flavor
    Sharon Harmon
    When it's *really* fresh, and taken in small quantities with something like coffee or sour mash whiskey, it is quite nice.
  • Summer 2012/12/29 05:58:14
    Just Plain Foul
    Summer
    I just never aquired the taste for it
  • JIM GREEN 2012/12/29 04:30:24
    Full of Flavor
    JIM GREEN
    y'all haters just ain't got no kulteer
  • rmullan3 2012/12/28 17:37:37
    Full of Flavor
    rmullan3
    Homemade fruitcake with a hot cup of tea can't be beat... yum!!
  • gil vazquez 2012/12/28 17:23:58
    Just Plain Foul
    gil vazquez
    It is the nastiest tasting crap.
  • Kat 2012/12/28 02:18:21
    Just Plain Foul
    Kat
    I use fruit cake a chock when I change my tires.
  • harley oldman 2012/12/27 21:42:03
    Full of Flavor
    harley oldman
    My favorite is Fruit Cake Cookies.....! fruit cake cookies
  • Barbara Hasler 2012/12/27 21:40:50
    Full of Flavor
    Barbara Hasler
    For as long as I can remember fruit cake baked by my mother was the penultimate dessert for Christmas dinner. Unabashedly I will confess that I love fruit cake. I got some fruit cake as a gift this year! God is in his heaven and all is right with the world!
  • Sarah Alexander 2012/12/27 21:18:48
    Just Plain Foul
    Sarah Alexander
    I meant "Full of Flavor". The only good fruitcake I've had are the ones that my friend and I make every holiday season; it smells and tastes quite delicious.
  • Andrew Sarah A... 2013/03/02 07:20:28
    Andrew
    +3
    OOOOH.
  • BuggaBoo 2012/12/27 21:07:20
    Just Plain Foul
    BuggaBoo
  • Christopher Kirchen 2012/12/27 20:53:24
    Just Plain Foul
    Christopher Kirchen
    It's like a doorstop.
  • AN 2012/12/27 19:09:27
    Just Plain Foul
    AN
    terrible.. it's like eating rubber!
  • BigKwell 2012/12/27 19:00:03
    Full of Flavor
    BigKwell
    I just can't figure-out why people don't like fruitcake. I haven't even scored one this year.
  • SanctumHolder 2012/12/27 15:48:58
    Just Plain Foul
    SanctumHolder
    I've never had it but that photo makes it look like garlic bread with fruit in it!
  • Tori 2012/12/27 15:44:56
    Full of Flavor
    Tori
    When it's done right. Lots of butter, lots of nuts, soaked in brandy & rum and NO CITRON! People who hate fruitcake have usually had it with too much citron. Leave out the citron, or use it very sparingly, and use apricots, pineapple, dates, raisins and cherries and it's a whole other thing.
  • |FOS Andy Sixx| 2012/12/27 15:29:13
    Just Plain Foul
    |FOS Andy Sixx|
    +1
    Ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww...
  • Artisan Rose ☽✪☾☥ 2012/12/27 15:23:40
    Just Plain Foul
    Artisan Rose ☽✪☾☥
    +1
    I've always hated fruit cake
  • merlinskiss 2012/12/27 15:19:26
    Just Plain Foul
    merlinskiss
    Isn't there only one fruit cake in the entire world that just keeps getting re-gifted???
  • sahar 2012/12/27 14:57:50
    Full of Flavor
    sahar
    i like it
  • Todd Parsons 2012/12/27 14:43:41
    Just Plain Foul
    Todd Parsons
    I don't even know why it's called fruit cake anymore... most of them have fake fruit in them...there not even real
  • Sean Todd Pa... 2012/12/27 14:50:36
    Sean
    That's not fake, it's candied cherries, pineapple, and citron. They boil them in a sugar syrup.

    fake candied cherries pineapple citron boil sugar syrup
    Candied Citron
  • Todd Pa... Sean 2012/12/27 14:54:00
    Todd Parsons
    Depends on what brand you get ..... Many don't use real fruit
  • insanecrazyladyb 2012/12/27 14:24:12
    Just Plain Foul
    insanecrazyladyb
    fruit cakes areso nasty....
  • angel face 2012/12/27 13:25:10
    Just Plain Foul
    angel face
    I hate it but my dad loves it.
  • joseph digristina 2012/12/27 12:40:11
  • M A 2012/12/27 12:08:18
    Full of Flavor
    M A
    I dont mind the stuff, except when its full of alcohol
  • Tordgaard 2012/12/27 09:04:54
    Full of Flavor
    Tordgaard
    A good, moist, and chock-full-of-fruit-and-nuts fruitcake is a wonderful thing.
  • Kat ♪ ~BTO-t-BCRA-F~ ♪ 2012/12/27 05:09:08
    Full of Flavor
    Kat ♪ ~BTO-t-BCRA-F~ ♪
    Good quality ones are good.
  • Stardust 2012/12/27 04:53:12
  • santa6642 2012/12/27 02:21:57
    Full of Flavor
    santa6642
    +2
    The best comes from Kentucky, Made by Monks.
  • Tordgaard santa6642 2012/12/27 09:01:36
    Tordgaard
    Yes. Made by the Trappists at Gethsemani Abbey in New Haven, KY. They also make a fine fudge; Thomas Merton resided there.
  • rusty.barnett.16 2012/12/27 02:07:09
    Full of Flavor
    rusty.barnett.16
    +1
    Claxton Fruit Cake. UMM-E I bought 7 this year and they are not gift's. Enough to last till spring.
  • Sean rusty.b... 2012/12/27 14:55:06
    Sean
    Just keep in mind that Claxton uses imitation rum flavoring. Without the alcohol, fruit cakes lose their legendary shelf life. Claxton themselves state that their fruitcakes only have a shelf life of 4 months, and should be kept refrigerated.
  • rusty.b... Sean 2013/01/01 18:23:29
    rusty.barnett.16
    Thanks Sean: But I can no longer enjoy alcohol. I enjoyed several thousand gallons but I had the choise of no Booze or no life. I decides to stick around
    . So I can't eat the cakes with alcohol. Have A great YEAR ---RUSTY
  • Sean rusty.b... 2013/01/01 18:31:44
    Sean
    +1
    Oh no, I wasn't proposing you should eat cake with rum in it, I was just mentioning that the non-alcoholic versions have a shorter shelf life, of which many people are not aware. Food poisoning can be pretty unpleasant.

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