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  Fruitcake - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Fruitcake is a heavy cake made of dried or candied fruits and nuts that are soaked in brandy or rum, often used in the celebration of weddings and Christmas.
In the Middle Ages, honey, spices, and preserved fruits were added and the name fruitcake was first used.
The cakes are saturated with liqueurs or brandy, and covered in powdered sugar, both of which prevent mold.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Fruit_cake   (501 words)

 CaribSeek Recipes | Christmas Fruit Cake Recipe | Curacao Recipe
Fruits and nuts, ground and soaked in a wonderful blend of liqueurs, make this fruit cake really special.
All the fruits and nuts are grounded as finely as possible in a food grinder.
A cake tester inserted in the center should show no visible sign of raw batter though it may be sticky from the fruit.
recipes.caribseek.com /Curacao/christmas-fruit-cake.shtml   (324 words)

 RecipeSource: Fruit Cake
The nuts and fruit except Sultanas may be put through the meat chopper using the coarse cutter.
If the cake is steamed for half the time and finished in the oven it is likely to be more moist.
After the cake is cooled thoroughly pour over it 1/2 cup of good brandy which will sink in.
www.recipesource.com /baked-goods/breads/fruit/00/rec0009.html   (344 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Break the banana into chunks and add to the flour and pinnaple mash the Banana roughly with your mixing spoon, mix together, add egg whites and enough water to get a thick batter (very thick or the fruit will sink), add the mollasses and spices, when these are mixed in add the raisins.
Then add the baking powder and as soon as you have it mixed in pour it straight qinto the tin smooth the surface and put in the oven.
My only trouble with this cake is that it tends to stick to my rather old and cheep bakeware.
www.fatfree.com /recipes/cakes/fruit-cake   (282 words)

 Christmas Rich Fruit Cake Recipe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Christmas cake is the cake most people want to have a go at, or lend a hand with as it's a fun cake for everyone.
Check the cake after the alloted time using a skewer...place the skewer into the middle of the cake if it comes out clean then the cake is done.
When cold tip the cake out of the tin and remove the first layer of paper leaving the greaseproof on the cake...you may add your brandy or sherry or rum to the cake and then wrap up in more greaseproof paper and then a sheet of aluminium foil.
www.imaginativeicing.demon.co.uk /ChristmasCakeRecipe.html   (475 words)

 FRUIT   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
But the sugar in the fruit is confined to the husk, or the cellulose material that holds in the juice.
After all the water is removed and the fruit packed, the caloric content increases by sixfold for the same weight.
Fruit is the mainstay of good dietary advice because of its relatively low amount of calories/ounce of raw fruit, the sweet taste, and the fiber.
www.i-55.com /drdiet.com/articles/054.htm   (557 words)

 Groom's Cake
Traditionally, a groom’s cake was sliced and boxed for the unmarried girls attending the wedding to take home and place under their pillows in hopes that the man they dreamed of would be their future husband.
Today the cake is meant to be a reflection of the groom’s interests, whether it be one of his hobbies, favorite sport, alma mater,profession, etc..
The cake can either be ordered by the bride as a surprise for her groom, the groom can order it himself, or the bridal couple.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/cake_decorating/34011   (504 words)

 Kerala Festivals.com - celebrate with your loved ones   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Fold the flour mixture and the fruit mixture into the batter mixture a little at a time alternating between the flour and fruit mixtures.
Place the cake on the cake plate on which it will be presented.
Bake the cake at 350 degrees F for 50 minutes in the large pan, and 35 to 40 minutes in the smaller pans.
www.keralafestivals.com /html/recipes.htm   (3493 words)

 Thoughts for Food: Vegan Fruit Cake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This rich, dark, moist cake contains no sugar, just a little corn syrup, relying instead on the natural sweetness of the dried fruits and fruit juice.
Combine the fruits, corn syrup, margarine, and fruit juice in a large saucepan.
Pour the cake batter into a greased and lined 9 1/2-x 6-inch rectangular cake pan and bake in a preheated 325F degree oven until a skewer inserted into the center comes out clean, about 3 hours.
www.twbookmark.com /features/thoughtsforfood/recipes/vegan_fruit_cake.html   (165 words)

 Catholic Culture : Liturgical Year : Rich Fruit Cake (Recipe)
There are only twenty-four days to Christmas, and the plum puddings and fruit cakes that need to ripen must be begun on this day.
The richness and spiciness of fruit cakes and plum puddings bring to mind the gifts of the Magi to the Christ Child — gold and frankincense and myrrh.
This is an typical fruit cake, made in the traditional manner.
www.catholicculture.org /lit/recipes/view.cfm?id=499   (182 words)

 Recipes: Fruit Cake
This beautiful cake will get you bogged down with orders for Christmas - don't let anyone else taste it until it is too late.
This has to be done with the microwave oven and clingfilm method as there is too great an opportunity for the alcohol simply to evaporate away if you bake it in a conventional oven for three hours.
Slice the cake in two and add a gratuitous filling of some sort.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/pagrosse/RecipeFruitCake.htm   (256 words)

 Yaffles & Yaffles - Recipes: Dark Fruit Cake
It was her mother-in-law's recipe, and has been used through generations to make many family wedding cakes.
It is so thick with fruit that it usually has to be mixed with the hands, as opposed to a spoon.
Mix 1 cup of flour with fruit until fruit is thoroughly coated.
www.baccalieu.com /yaffles/dccake.htm   (274 words)

This is so your fruit will not sink in your cake batter while it is baking.
Now you pour your cake mixture into the floured pan and you decorate the top of your cake with the cherry halves and the nut halves.
Bake slowly in 300 degree oven for one hour or until the cake is dry and leaves the side of the pan.
www.sonic.net /sheehy/RecipesFolder/fruit_cake.htm   (488 words)

 Jamaican Fruit Cakes, rum cake or black cake from Bage Company, the authentic Jamaican fruit cake
While living in Jamaica, Babs' Jamaican Fruit Cakes were in demand locally, in the U.S.A. and in other parts of the world.
We are aware of the amount of time and effort it takes to make a genuine Jamaican Fruit Cake, so we have decided to offer to you a cake that has all that home-baked taste and flavor that would be had in your very own kitchen.
Babs' Jamaican Fruit Cakes are packaged for sale in four sizes ranging from one to four pounds, however larger sizes can special ordered.
www.bageco.com /cakes.htm   (481 words)

 RecipeSource: Old World Fruit Cake
Remove the cake from the oven and pour half of the glaze over it.
NOTES: * A traditional European-style fruit cake -- Although fruitcakes have a bad reputation, this one is *excellent*.
Warm frozen cake in the oven, not the microwave.
www.recipesource.com /desserts/cakes/01/rec0103.html   (224 words)

 Fruit Cake For Friends
Fruit cake or what my family calls Black cake was always a family tradition during the holiday season.
Black cake to Americans is basically fruitcake, or West Indian fruitcake; to my family it is called Caribbean Black Cake.
When he asked for some she would only give him a small piece because of the Christian Brothers Brandy and Mount Gay Rum that it was covered in.
blackartist.tripod.com   (1130 words)

 Fruit Cake in a Jar
You will notice that this fruitcake is light in color due to the lack of brown sugar or molasses in the recipe.
The cooling of the cake will seal the jar and make it shelf-stable as with any canned or jarred item.
To decorate, dip candied cherries and nuts in corn syrup and place on top of cake as soon as removing from the oven.
www.jfolse.com /recipes/desserts/cakes09.htm   (266 words)

 Allrecipes | Cake A to Z   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
This cake is pale in color, but very rich--much richer than an angel food cake.
This is a simple butter cake with almonds on bottom and dark rum sprinkled over the baked cake.
This cake's frosting is similar to that of German Chocolate Cake.
cake.allrecipes.com /az   (452 words)

 Vegan Fruit Cake
Preheat the oven to 300 F. Grease an 8-inch layer cake pan and line with a double layer of greased wax paper Sift the flour with the mixed spice into a mixing bowl.
Rub the margarine into the flour with your fingertips until the mixture looks like fine breadcrumbs, then stir in the sugar, dried fruit, mixed peel, cherries, orange rind, ground and blanched almonds.
Leave the cake in the pan to cool, then remove and strip off the wax paper.
www.allchefsrecipes.com /vegetable/R202.htm   (177 words)

 Fruit Cake
I hope Fruit Cake is what you were looking for.
Fruit Cake is from the Cook'n Deluxe collection.
When cool, remove cake from pan, wrap in foil and store in a cool, dry place to ripen.
www.dvo.com /recipe_pages/deluxe/Fruit_Cake.html   (312 words)

 Recipes : Free Range Fruitcake : Food Network
Place fruit and liquid in a non-reactive pot with the sugar, butter, apple juice and spices.
When cake is completely cooled, seal in a tight sealing, food safe container.
If you decide to give the cake as a gift, be sure to tell the recipient that they are very lucky indeed.
www.foodnetwork.com /food/recipes/recipe/0,,FOOD_9936_14244,00.html   (259 words)

 BBC - Food - Recipes - Marzipanned fruit cake
Butter and sugar are beaten until fluffy, then eggs, citrus zest, fruits, flour, spices and ground almonds are beaten in.
The mixture is baked until golden, then the cake wrapped and stored for decoration, fed from time to time with extra brandy.
Cut a double thickness strip of greaseproof paper: it should be 5cm/2in deeper than your cake tin and long enough to wrap round the tin with a slight overlap.
www.bbc.co.uk /food/recipes/database/marzipannedfruitcake_14581.shtml   (591 words)

 Foodgeeks.com: Recipe for Fruit Cocktail Cake
While cake is cooling, combine last 5 ingredients in small saucepan and cook for 3 minutes over low heat.
When cake is still warm, pick all over with toothpick, then drizzle topping over all.
When I make this cake my family can't stay away from it until it's all gone.
foodgeeks.com /recipes/recipe.phtml?recipe_id=17752   (58 words)

 Wilton Discussion Forums - Christmas Fruit Cake Picture
This is a traditional West Indian Fruit cake (also known as "fl cake" because of the colour) I covered it with almond paste and then fondant.
West Indian fruit cake is basically a couple a bottles of rum, port wine and perhaps falernum masquerading as a cake.
This cake is similar to what my mother had for her wedding.
www.wilton.com /forums/messageview.cfm?catid=5&threadid=77083   (862 words)

 Wilton Discussion Forums - Iced fruit cake
A lot of Asian weddings like to have fruit cakes and instead of almond paste and buttercream icing you should use non-dairy whipped topping cause that is what you are supposed to do when you have a fruit cake.
She gave me the cake a week before she needed it, so I would say as soon as you have the cake made you could ice it.
If you cake is marzipan and fondant iced or royal iced it will last for months in a sealed airtight tin.
www.wilton.com /forums/messageview.cfm?catid=3&threadid=57715   (311 words)

 Caribbean Fruit Cake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
A big part of the enjoyment of making this cake is preparing the fruit.
The mix seen here is apples, pears, plums, apricots and some "normal" dried fruit.
The mix smells great, and the cook is permitted to admire the jar of marinating fruit as frequently as required.
www.oldengine.org /members/arnie/yank2001/recipe1.htm   (222 words)

 Robin's Fruit Cake
The rumor that there is only one fruit cake that travels from family to family is totally false!
The cake that is so famous for traveling is a stale, hard, cheaply made commercial baked cake.
Cakes should be at least 3 months old, better at 6 months, and at peak 1 year.
www.robinsfyi.com /holidays/christmas/recipes/sweets/myfruitcake.htm   (307 words)

 White Fruit Cake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Bake in a preheated very slow oven(275 f.) 2 hours and 15 minutes or until cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
Place a pan of hot water under cake pans during baking period.
Bake in a preheated very slow oven(275 f.) 1 hour or until a cake tester inserted in center comes out clean.
www.chefrick.com /html/fruitcake.html   (165 words)

 Fruit Cake (wedding and Christmas)
But she says that most of the time she has forgotten and put all the nuts in with the fruit and flour mix.
When you are taking the cake out of the pan and it won't come out, do not, under any circumstances, carry the cake upside down to the kitchen table.
Vínarterta is also an excellent cake to serve at weddings.
etherwork.net /ejmtph/recipes/fruitcake.html   (321 words)

 Rum Dried Fruit Cake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Mix the fruit with the walnuts and whole cranberries.
Spoon the remaining fruit evenly on top of the batter.
It may be necessary to rescue a few pieces of fruit which stuck to the pan
www.absolutelycooking.com /cgi-bin/printer.pl?001055   (240 words)

 Fruit Cake
Even my mother who hates fruit cake likes this one.
Bring to a boil reduce heat and simmer for 5 minutes, or until fruit is well plumped.
In a larger mixer bowl, bream sugar and butter until light and fluffy.
www.recipegal.com /desserts/FruitCake.htm   (233 words)

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