4 Panettones And Fruitcakes Worth Buying
Are you terrified of fruitcake, even while knowing that it could be a wonderful cheese pairing ingredient? The brave editors at Huffington Post Food have come to rescue with four recommendations for this season for fruitcakes and panettones that aren't dotted with freakishly bright fruit:
Fruitcake. This time every year, somehow or other we're faced with it. Up pops a sticky-sweet loaf laden with bright green cherries, whether you want it or not. Luckily, fruitcake has an Italian cousin, the panettone, which our editors are much more fond of. It's a light, fluffy, buttery bread that lacks the boozy density of fruitcake.
If you're ever wondering about the fundamental difference between fruitcake and panettone, know this: while one was created out of necessity, the other was created out of love. It's not too hard to figure out which is which -- do you really think the fruitcake stemmed from romance? We didn't think so! Let us elaborate.
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