Prejudiced Against Fruitcake

by Nicole
(Virginia)

Ever since I was little, I remember hearing about fruitcakes. Movies, television, and media in general abound in fruitcakes prejudices: People bringing these interminable cakes to unsuspecting guests, Grannies making rock hard fruitcakes as a yearly tradition, and more.


I can't ever not remember getting the "joke" about fruitcakes. Yet, to this day, I do not believe I have ever tasted one. I don't ever remember seeing one proudly displayed at any Christmas party I have ever been to. I remember having the vague idea that my grandmother may have kept one on our sweet table but, it was never cut into.

So, here I am, with this prejudice against a poor cake, for goodness sake, without having ever tasted the stuff. I don't think I've ever met a cake I haven't liked, and I'm sure the jest in poking fun is overstated. Maybe this year, I will venture out and try to track down this discriminated against dessert.

On second thought...maybe next year.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Fruitcake Stories .