To deep-fry fruitcake garnish:
Heat 4 cups vegetable oil
in a deep-fryer to about 375 degrees F.
In a shallow dish, whisk
. Place the chopped nuts in another shallow dish. Dip the fruitcake cubes in egg and then roll in nuts. Put the fruitcake on a skewer
or place in a small fry basket. Carefully place the fruitcake in the hot oil. Hold it under with a spider strainer
to ensure even browning. It should turn golden in 1 to 2 minutes.
Remove the fruitcake to paper towels and let drain
. Allow the fruitcake to sit and cool for about 5 minutes.
To make the cocktail:
Combine the applejack
liqueur, black currant liqueur, cherry liqueur, cinnamon liqueur, grenadine
, and cream in a Colins glass, fill with ice and stir.
Garnish drink with a cherry
and a cube
of deep fried fruitcake
on a cocktail pick.