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December 2015

Don't hate me because I love fruitcake! I can't be the only one!



I love fruitcake. I truly do and I refuse to believe that I'm in the minority. My mother used to make it and hers was absolutely delicious...Lots more nuts than fruit and a ritualistic soaking in single malt every third day for 2 weeks. Then we'd wrap it with a  a lovely bow and enclose a recipe for a simple hard sauce to serve it with. I adore plum pudding as well and every year that my nephew lived in London he'd bring one home...set it alight, douse  it with hard sauce and make a wish for an abundant New Year!

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