One of Nathalie Dupree's editors at Atlanta Magazine gave her this recipe years ago, after she revealed herself to be anti-fruitcake. She fell in love with it. "This one will be eaten, not re-gifted," she says.
Make Ahead: The cakes can be tightly wrapped and stored at room temperature for 3 days or frozen for up to 4 months.
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