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5 Delightful Vegan Christmas Cakes

5 Delightful Vegan Christmas Cakes

For those who love sweets and dried fruit, add Christmas cakes to your holiday menu. Did you know? The Christmas cake was a merger of two English traditional dishes eaten during this time of year, the plum porridge and the Twelfth Night cake. They are usually variations of a fruit cake, but who says Christmas cake is just reserved for dried fruit? In the U.S., we just call dried fruit in a cake, “fruitcake,” but everyone else in the world calls it “Christmas Cake.” Some soak their cakes in rum, others soak it in brandy. Some serve Christmas cake on Christmas Eve, others serve it on Christmas Day.

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2:59PM PST on Dec 21, 2013

Look delicious!

11:21AM PST on Dec 21, 2013

Worst product placement I've seen in a while - these intrusive BMW ads on top of vegan recipes. Oh, well, it's funny to see ad money for elitist gas-guzzlers going to Care2.

4:11AM PST on Dec 20, 2013

Thanks. I'll be making my usual vegan boiled fruit cake :)

4:35PM PST on Dec 19, 2013

Thank God I love cake, This one is great for cake ideas. It could be fun.

12:03AM PST on Dec 19, 2013

Worth a try but vegan baking is, honestly, always a difficult thing to pull off.

4:23PM PST on Dec 18, 2013

Sharing the recipes with vegan friends!

12:45PM PST on Dec 18, 2013

Thank you for sharing the inspiration!

12:32PM PST on Dec 18, 2013

Thanks for sharing.

11:55AM PST on Dec 18, 2013

l'll have the Black Forest cake,, or Carrot cake, or German chocolate cake, or Apple pie, and Shortbread cookies...

That'll do it for me.. I want the 'real' deal...

Once a year ain't gonna kill you...

11:25AM PST on Dec 18, 2013

Interesting alternative recipes. Fabulous photos.

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