Antarctic Researchers Locate a Century Old Tinned Fruitcake That Looks and Smells Almost Edible

Researchers and conservators from the Antarctic Heritage Trust located a a 100 year old rusted tin containing a Huntley & Palmers fruitcake amongst the ruins of Antartica’s oldest building. The cake is believed to have belonged to explorer Robert Falcon Scott who probably packed it for his 1911 Terra Nova Expedition near Cape Adare. Once the rust was removed and the tin was opened, witnesses reported that “the cake itself looked and smelt (almost) edible.”

The cake probably dates to...


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