I think the turning point was the discovery of white fruitcake. Legend has it that her husband liked pecans more than fruit, which is why she often included a. If you prefer a fruitcake that's more cake than fruit, then White Fruitcake, Our Test Kitchen is granting recipe-related wishes every day until Christmas! Filled with flavorful fruits and spices, fruitcake makes a wonderful holiday treat. Try one of our favorite fruitcake recipes listed below for your next holiday.