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11 August 2017, 07:26 | Todd Saunders
Manufactured by the now defunct Huntley & Palmers biscuit company, the fruitcake was discovered in a long-abandoned hut at Cape Adare-an important landing site and base camp used by early Antarctic explorers. The AHT is now planning the conservation of these historic structures, which have been exposed to Antarctic conditions for over a hundred years. "It has been documented that Scott took this particular brand of cake with him at the time".
The Antarctic Heritage Trust is now carrying out conservation work on the huts that would have been vital shelter for early expeditions, focusing on the Cape Adare area, the north-easternmost peninsula in East Antarctica.
And just such a cake has been found in Cape Adare, East Antarctica, by the Antarctic Heritage Trust.
According to experts, the cupcake was part of the provisions of the Northern party of the expedition, "Terra Nova", the members of which lived at Cape Adair.
So how would a 100-year-old, well-preserved fruitcake taste?
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The cake will now be preserved and returned to the hut once the structure itself is restored.
If you need any more convincing of the worth of fruitcake, then just listen to the Trust's program manager for artifacts, Lizzie Meek: "It's an ideal high-energy food for Antarctic conditions, and is still a favourite item on modern trips to the Ice".
The extreme cold climate may have helped in preservation of the fruitcake.
With the tin repaired, and the paper wrapping mended, they have added stabilizing chemicals to both tin and cake in preparation for returning it to the Antarctic.
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