Kingston Fruitcake

Preparation info
  • Two 9 X 5 X 3 inch cakes, about


    thin servings
    • Difficulty


Appears in
A Baker's Tour: Nick Malgieri's Favorite Baking Recipes from Around the World

By Nick Malgieri

Published 2005

  • About

This cake always brings back fond memories. I first made it as a teenager when my mother and I went on a fruitcake-baking spree before the holidays one year. We made such an enormous batch that we used a large plastic bin for soaking the fruit and rum together. We aged the fruitcakes in rum-soaked cheesecloth and kept them in our cool, dark storage cellar, where the walls were lined with jars of preserves, pickles, and all the tomato preparations that we put up every year. With so many frui