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View Poll Results: Do you like fruitcake?
Yes, I love all fruitcake 2 4.44%
Yes, the standard fruitcake is okay 1 2.22%
No, I hate it 14 31.11%
I've never had it, but I don't think I'd like it 13 28.89%
I've never had it, but it looks delicious 1 2.22%
I like a well made fruitcake 8 17.78%
I've never heard of fruitcake 0 0%
Pumpkin Pie 6 13.33%
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:23 AM
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It's one of those holiday items that they sell in every grocery store, but I've never met anyone who actually likes them or has bought one!

So... do you like the "standard" holiday fruitcake? Like this one:



I've never had it before, but it just doesn't look like something I'd enjoy! Give me a scoop or peppermint ice cream or a slice of pumpkin pie instead
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:24 AM
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Blech. No.

My mum will make fruitcakes though as gifts for her office people and she likes it.
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That looks disgusting...
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I tried a fruitcake once...never again. I hate them. Or at least I hated the one I tried. LOL

I voted Pumpkin Pie, because I would much rather receive a Pumpkin Pie as a gift! Pumpkin Pie is AMAZING! ^^
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:36 AM
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I don't mind real fruitcakes...like actual pound cake-ish stuff with different fruit in it. But I am super picky about it. I definitely don't like pumpkin pie.

Store-bought is one of those traditions, I think. We just keep it around to laugh at every year.
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I hate store fruitcake most or em you can play tennis with lol.

My grandma makes these date lloaves (which I guess it technically fruit cake... It's the closest I have ever got anyway) & I LOVE them.

I picked "I like a well made fruit cake" because I had had a home made coffee cake fruit cake & it was very good but the store bautht stuff ... Even my dogs wouldn't eat it lol.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:44 AM
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I like home made versions - would never eat the store bought ones because they look fake/disgusting.
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Old 11-28-2012, 11:53 AM
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BLEHHH. My grandma is the only person I know who likes fruitcake.

I've never seen/had a homemade fruitcake, though. Is it real fruit, or is it still those weird jelly bits?
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Fruitcake...is evil! Yuck!

However the European version of Christmas bread or Stollen is pretty good and I definitely like that



I love pumpkin pie!
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Fruitcake...is evil! Yuck!

However the European version of Christmas bread or Stollen is pretty good and I definitely like that



I love pumpkin pie!
This is what my grandmother makes, although she's always called it fruitcake.

She also makes kolache cookies. We have a lot of Eastern European recipes, actually.
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