Look at reader Dina’s rum-soaked vegan fruitcake cupcakes! Dina says, “I was determined to make a fruitcake unworthy of traditional fruitcake jokes. I came up with this. It has the traditional faux fruit but also includes lemon zest, candied orange peel and candied ginger which brightens the flavors of the cake.” These are beautiful! Reportedly they got a rum frosting, too, but these little gems are plently festive without it.
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