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Where did the fruitcake originate?

The earliest recipe from ancient Rome lists pomegranate seeds, pine nuts, and raisins that were mixed into barley mash. In the Middle Ages, honey, spices, and preserved fruit (MORE)

Why do you have fruitcakes?

Before people had refrigeration, most cakes would go bad if they were not eaten soon after baking. Fruitcakes last longer.