10 Traditional Cakes from Around the World


Whisky Dundee -- Scotland

If you think fruitcake makes a better brick than dessert, try whisky Dundee the next time the holidays roll around. This gentler, moister and more flavorful Scottish version of the traditional Christmas fruitcake has a lighter crumb and includes enough Scotch malt whisky to warm your heart. Even if dried raisins and currants aren't your cake filling of choice, this Scottish favorite has a nice blend of ingredients and a crunchy layer of almonds on top for texture.

Although traditional recipes call for adding Scotch whisky to Dundee cake, you can leave it out if you need to, or you can substitute another favorite, like rum or brandy.