National Fruitcake Day 2017

December 27, 2017 in the USA

A Christmas fruitcake

National Fruitcake Day is celebrated on December 27, 2017. Fruitcake is a cake made with chopped candied fruit and/or dried fruit, nuts, and spices, and soaked in spirits. A cake that simply has fruit in it as an ingredient can also be colloquially called a fruit cake. Fruit cakes are often served in celebration of weddings and Christmas. Given their rich nature, fruit cake is most often consumed on its own, as opposed to with condiments (such as butter or cream).

Typical American fruit cakes are rich in fruit and nuts. In the United States, the fruit cake has been a ridiculed dessert. Some attribute the beginning of this trend with The Tonight Show host Johnny Carson. He would joke that there really is only one fruitcake in the world, passed from family to family. Commercial fruit cakes are often sold from catalogs by charities as a fund raiser. (With material from: Wikipedia)

Where is National Fruitcake Day?
Nationwide
USA
When is National Fruitcake Day?
Wednesday, the 27th of December 2017
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