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Fruitcake-Stuffed Pork Loin

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Category: Pork, Holiday, Cakes, Meat

 Ingredients List

  • 1/3 c Chopped onion
  • 1 Garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 3 c Crumbled fruitcake
  • 5 lb Boneless rolled pork loin
  • - roast
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1/4 ts Pepper
  • 2 tb Dried thyme, divided
  • 1 c Apple juice
  • 1/4 c Bourbon
  • 1/4 c Honey
  • 2 tb Butter or margarine
  • 2 tb All-purpose flour
  • 2 tb Bourbon
  • 1/4 c Whipping cream


COOK onion and garlic in olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat,
stirring constantly, until tender. Remove skillet from heat; add fruitcake,
and stir well.

REMOVE pork loin from elastic net. (There should be 2 pieces.) Trim excess
fat. Make a cut lengthwise down the center of each piece, cutting to, but
not through, bottom. Starting from center-cut of each piece, slice
horizontally toward 1 side, stopping 1/2 inch from edge. Repeat on opposite
side. Unfold each piece of meat so that it lies flat.

FLATTEN to 1/2-inch thickness using a meat mallet or rolling pin.

SPRINKLE salt, pepper, and 1 tb. thyme evenly over pork. Sprinkle fruitcake
mixture over pork.

ROLL each loin half, jellyroll fashion, starting with long side. Secure
with string, and place, seam-side down, in a shallow roasting pan.

POUR apple juice and chicken broth around rolled pork loins in pan.

COMBINE 1/4 cup bourbon and honey. Brush lightly over rolled pork loins.
Sprinkle with remaining tablespoon thyme.

BAKE at 350F for 50 minutes or until meat thermometer inserted in thickest
portion registers 160F, basting with bourbon mixture at 20-minute
intervals. Remove pork loins from pan, reserving pan drippings; keep pork

POUR pan drippings into saucepan; bring to a boil, and cook about 10-15
minutes until mixture is reduced to 1 cup. Set aside.

MELT butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring until
smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add reduced drippings
and 2-tbs. bourbon; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until
mixture thickens and boils. Remove from heat; stir in whipping cream.
Garnish pork, if desired with fresh grapes, kumquats, thyme sprigs, and
canned crabapples. Serve sauce with sliced pork.

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