Do people still buy other people fruitcakes?
Well, according to a couple of bakeries, it seems like the gift that everybody loves to hate still flies off the shelf: A bakery in Dallas reports selling a million cakes every year. A bakery in Claxton, Georgia, the self-proclaimed "fruitcake capital of the world," says it goes through four million cakes a year.
Apparently, the folks at Column Five get a ton of them, too, because they designed an informative survival guide full of tips on what to do with a fruitcake, should you find yourself on the receiving end of this dense tradition.
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