Fruit Cake Recipe Demonstration – Joyofbaking.com


Recipe here: http://www.joyofbaking.com/FruitCake.html Stephanie Jaworski of Joyofbaking.com demonstrates how to make a Fruit Cake.

Bakers tend to have a list of ‘must haves’ they want to bake for Christmas. For me, I always like to make this Fruit Cake. I just love the combination of nuts and dried and candied fruits with barely enough cake batter to hold it all together. If you have ever made a British Fruit Cake you know that what really sets this cake apart is how we repeatedly ‘feed’ (brush) the cake with alcohol over several weeks. This gives the Fruit Cake a subtle alcohol flavor and a moist texture, plus it also acts as a preservative so the cake can be stored for ages and ages. Of course, the step of repeatedly brushing the cake with alcohol means we have to make it well in advance of Christmas.

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20 comments

  1. Thank you thank you thank you so much for this video. This is the best Christmas cake ever!! I baked it today and just love it. Thank god I made a spare to try, else, I would have had to wait till Christmas day to taste this deliciousness. Merry Christmas and loads of ❤❤❤❤❤

  2. When I was little, my dad had a friend who was a chef. Each year, he would give us a home make fruit cake for Christmas. I love that cake. I still remember the taste of his cake. Since he passed away, I could not find any fruit cake or Christmas pudding that had the same taste and texture. I had lost hope.
    And then, one day I was serving youtube and came across this video. I got all ingredients and was excited to give it a try. Boy oh boy! This is it! The cake that I had when I was a little girl. Thanks Stephanie.

  3. Hi,
    I would like to try this recipe as it looks so good. Could you please help me if I want to divide this recipe and make just half of it what size baking tin I need to use and for how long should I bake it?
    thank you

  4. Just made it today …the smell is fantastic even without vanilla …gonna feed it with brandy and hope that the inside will be just as nice as it looks…tq

  5. thank you Stephanie . today i am making this cake furst time . since my wife is working and i am unemployed on the 25 it’s our aniversity. sorry 4 bad spelling . again thank’s

  6. Thank you for the response! I really love your videos and am smiling all the while! You have a really nice chatty explaining going on, which is quite endearing! Best wishes!!

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