blue ribbon fruitcake

Blue Ribbon Fruitcake

Blue Ribbon Fruitcake just might turn those fruitcake “haters” into fruitcake “Lovers.”  This fruitcake was an annual treat that Elsie would make and sell during the Christmas season at our church bazaar.  Every … Continued

Election Day Cake

Election Day Cake History and Recipe

Election Day Cake is actually a classic English fruitcake or plum cake.  The original Election Day Cake included molasses, spice, raisins, and currants were used in this cake.  Later brandy was … Continued

Panforte

Fig and Walnut Panforte Recipe

Panforte Di Siena – Italian Siena Cake – Italian Christmas Cake An Italian confection, this Fig and Walnut Panforte, is a cross between fruit cake, candy, and honey cakes called … Continued

Plum Pudding

Plum Pudding Recipe

Plum pudding is a steamed or boiled pudding frequently served at holiday times.  Plum pudding has never contained plums.  The name Christmas pudding is first recorded in 1858 in a … Continued

Regal Fruitcake

Regal Fruitcake Recipe

Regal Fruitcake will delight all fruitcake lovers, as this is one delicious homemade fruitcake!  This fruitcake reminds me of the ones that my Mom and Grandma made every Christmas season.  My … Continued

Perfect Fruitcake

Secrets for Perfect Fruitcake

  Secrets of Making a Perfect Fruitcake From the cookbook called A World of Baking by Dolores Casella     On the quest to make the perfect fruitcake? Your homemade … Continued

Vanilla Wafer Fruitcake

Vanilla Wafer Fruitcake Recipe

Vanilla Wafer Fruitcake probably could be classified somewhere between a cake and candy.  It seems that even people who do not generally like fruitcake, love this easy to make fruitcake. … Continued