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I won't go on and on about the bad fruit cake especially since I found this tasty looking one at Simply Gourmet. This cake is full of the spices and just a little bit of booze!
However, if you aren't the baking type may I suggest the best commercial fruit cakes I have ever had. Hawaiian Happy Cakes are rich, flavorful and moist. All good things right?
Full Sail's Wassail is one of my favorite winter seasonals. I enjoy drinking it, cooking with it ... did I mention drinking it?
Wassail's carmel notes will resonate with the candied fruit and dark dried fruit (and molasses if used) found in the fruit cakes. Wassail's pleasant alcohol warmth will resonate with the brandy (used in the recipe from Simply Gourmet) and the crisp hop character will help cleanse the palate after each bite.