Best Fruitcake In MinnesotaUsually rated at the bottom of the dessert chain because of sawdust looks and lackluster taste, the fruitcake was the culinary counterpart of the ugly holiday sweater. However, this sturdy pastry loaf, chock full of heavy flour and preserved or candied fruits and nuts, found favor as a door stop or door stoop because of its brick-like consistency. But creative bakers have stepped up the fruitcake with new ingredients and a fresh approach to unveiling its delicate flavors. Such artisan touches have re-molded the rough-hewn and tradition-bound fruitcake into the darling of desserts.
Golden Valley Man Treasures 102-Year-Old FruitcakeWhen it comes to holiday desserts, fruitcake is one of the treats that people either love or hate. It is a bit of an oddity with its decorative colors and aroma. But a Golden Valley man's fruitcake is the talk of the neighborhood and not because the way it tastes – it's 102 years old.
The Best Fruitcake Recipe EverFood Network Chef Keegan Gerhard shares his mother's fruitcake recipe and proves that fruitcake can still be a delicious and special holiday treat.