Ann and Ken Fredericks of Satellite Beach, Florida celebrate every anniversary with a bite of the original homemade 3-layered dark fruitcake from their wedding day in August of 1955. This tradition has been going on for 59 years and while the cake is a bit dry, according to the couple “it tastes like cake”. In an interview with Florida Today, Ann Frederick spoke about how the cake has held up over the years.
Every year, we unwrap it, pour brandy over it — because you need to moisten it — and we break off a piece. …Now, our children are appalled that we would be eating something that’s 60 years old. But believe me, it’s quite tasty, as long as it’s got enough brandy on it. And it’s never made us sick.