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fruit cake bakers - how long can I keep one that I fogot to dose with brandy?

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Tommy Mon 28-Jul-08 22:37:38

Discovered a fruit cake which I made just over a year ago. I did dose it for the first few months but haven't for quite a while.

Will it still be edible? Should I start with the brandy again or is it not worth it?

TIA smile

Tommy Mon 28-Jul-08 22:38:13

forgot

blush

Tommy Mon 28-Jul-08 22:49:53

no cake bakers around this evening then?

mablemurple Mon 28-Jul-08 22:55:46

How has it been kept? If wrapped well and stored in a cool place with no great fluctuations in temperature and out of direct sunlight, it should still be edible. Give it a good sniff and take a bit out of the centre and taste it (you can always fill the hole with marzipan). If it smells and tastes all right then it's probably ok.

thisisyesterday Mon 28-Jul-08 22:57:01

how has it not been eaten already????/ in my house that would have been discovered by dp's cake radar and scoffed. possibly without my knowledge

Tommy Tue 29-Jul-08 08:40:15

lol thisisyesterday - don't think DH has noticed what it is!

Thanks mablemurple - it is wrapped in paper, foil and in an air tight box. I will have a sniff and a look. Not sure it will wait til Christmas though? (was meant to be for last Christmas!)

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