Hate Fruitcake? Here’s a Yummy Alternative.

I am NOT a fan of fruitcake, never have been, never will be. 😉

But this time of year, it is nice to have some fruit loaves on hand for guests, especially when they stop by  unexpectedly. Loaves can be stored wrapped in the fridge (some also freeze well) for at least a couple of weeks, without losing flavour or their texture being affected.

This loaf is from my cookbook: Cranberry Mandarin Christmas Loaf  and it’s been a popular recipe since: Not Just for Vegetarians first came out. Lush with fresh cranberries, pecans or walnuts and mandarin orange juice and zest. And not too sweet either, just right!

Not only does it taste delish but the aroma when it’s baking just says Christmas!

I hope you enjoy the recipe soon.

Happy Baking and Happy Holidays. 🙂

4 responses

  1. this is a delcious loaf and so much better than fruitcake. I hate fruitcake too.

  2. Who doesn’t hate fruitcake, although admitedly when I’m out of sugar should I have in my possession fruitcake I would eat it with margarine …. lol

  3. I LOVE LOVE LOVE fruitcake!!! In fact my kids invariably buy me a loaf and wrap it up for me each Christmas. It’s a good thing noone else likes it cos I DO NOT like to share my fruit cake lol

  4. Hi Joe, I’m glad we’re in agreement on this important topic. It could be a dealbreaker LOL. 😉

    Hi Lorraine, LOL, the only thing I can think that would be worse than fruitcake is fruitcake with margerine spread on it. You made me smile friend.

    Hi Cathy, Oh how interesting. Well I’m glad your kids buy you what you want and there no sharing required. 😉

    Happy Holidays, G

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