1872 Fruitcake / 1872 Fruktkake

A cake recipe inspired by a book by Philip Pullman
found on theguardian.com
1872 fruitcake from The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman_post

Lunch, in their Bohemian household, consisted of a jug of ale, the remains of a large joint of roast beef, a fruit cake and a bag of apples, which Rosa said she had been given the night before by one of her admirers, a porter in Covent Garden market. They ate it, with the help of one large pocket knife and their fingers.
– From “The Ruby in the Smoke” by Philip Pullman

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