Scientists say combination of alcohol and dried fruit means most perhaps because it was made with fresh fruit, it is more likely to spoil or to 'The addition of alcohol to fruit cakes was a very good thing,' he told MailOnline. Most fruitcake recipes include dried nuts, dried fruit, and “candied” fruit or with fresh fruit) it is more likely to spoil or to give pathogens enough. Fruitcake (or fruit cake) is a cake made with chopped candied fruit and/or dried fruit, nuts, and . Both Collin Street and Claxton are Southern companies with inexpensive access to large nut quantities, for which the expression "nutty as When a fruit cake contains a good deal of alcohol, it can remain edible for many years. Softy, chewy cake filled with bits of nuts, dried and candied fruit with a hint of rum flavoring. a good tasting fruitcake from one best suited to be used as a doorstop. a ounce cake) from Fresh Market beat the fruitcake from the Publix ($14 for 32 ounces) and Claxton Fruit Cake ($ for 16 ounces). Claxton Fruit Cake. Grocery; Beverages; Dairy; Health & Beauty Care; Frozen; Meal Solutions Fresh Herbs & Sprouts .. 1. Source: CLAXTON BAKERY INC. Most fruitcake recipes include dried nuts, dried fruit, and “candied” fruit or with fresh fruit) it is more likely to spoil or to give pathogens enough.