Assumption Abbey Fruitcake

$36.95

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Arguably the best fruitcake in the world, the baker monks of Assumption Abbey in Missouri have honed their skill to an art form. Perfect holiday fruitcake to bring to a dinner party, family dinner or simply treat whoever you know loves fruitcake.
  • These scrumptious fruitcakes are baked slowly and aged under the careful supervision of the Assumption Abbey Monks.
  • The Assumption Abbey Fruitcakes are carefully marinated, mixed, baked, packaged and aged right at the monastery.
  • And instead of a commercial enterprise, it is a way of life to support the Abbey and the contemplation and study they engage in.
  • The Monks gleaned their special recipe from Jean-Pierre Auge, once a chef of the Duke & Duchess of Windsor
  • The recipe calls for red and green cherries, currants, pineapple, lemons, oranges, walnuts, pecans, raisins and burgundy wine and to top it off the fabulous taste, it is then injected with 2 oz of rum

Ingredients: Raisins (sulfites added), Pineapple (corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, citrate acid, potassium sorbate, turmeric) English Walnuts, Eggs, Flour (wheat flour, malted barley flour), Sugar, Brown Sugar, Wine, Cherries – Green (Blue #1, Yellow #5) – Red (Red #40, Butter (salt added) Corn Syrup, Currants, Rum, Orange & Lemon Peel (Inverted Sugar, citric acid, preservatives: 1/10 of 1% sodium benzoate, sorbic acid, sulphur dioxide) Pecans, Whole Milk, Pure Vanilla Extract, Baking Soda, Cinnamon, Mace, Sodium Propionate added as a preservative.
Contains: Eggs, Milk, Wheat & Tree Nuts.

    2 lb. fruitcake

    QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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    • Do the Monks sell fruit cake all year around. Have eaten many fruit cakes but none compare to their fruit cake. Am on my last fruit cake of my last order, will be reordering soon Thank You

      Yes, the monks produce fruitcakes all year long in limited quantities.

    • Shipping cost for one cake?

      $9.99 for Ground shipping

    • Cost for half cake

      We don't sell half cakes.

    • How many calories ion these fruit cakes?

      380 calories per serving. There are approximately 7 servings in a tin. So... 2660 calories for the entire cake.

    • Is it moist

      yes, this fruitcake is very moist

    • Can I pick it up in person at abby

      I don’t know the answer to your question. We are not the Abbey. We are a retail store.

    • Are they sold at the abbey of the Genesee at Picard NY

      No. Different Abbey.  This fruitcake is made by a cloistered group of monks in Missouri

    • I also want a Rum fruit cake

      The Assumption Abbey Fruitcake is made with brandy only.

    • Do you have any in stock

      Yes!

    • How a long of a shelf life does the fruit cake have?

      Up to 2 years unopened and up to a year in the refrigerator after opening.

    • Do you have any in stock and what is the price?

      Yes, as of 12/23/18 we have a couple left ini stock. They are $36.95.

    • Do you make dark fruitcake without the rum or wine?

      No, I am sorry, the monks make only one fruitcake.

    • do you carry dried fruit trays at the ABBEY?

      We are not "the ABBEY". We are a gift shop that carries the Assumption Abbey Fruitcake. We do not offer dried fruit trays.

    • If I am not giving the fruitcake as a gift until Christmas Eve but I have it now (11/21) should it be refrigerated or frozen?

      No, there is no need to refrigerate. Just keep in the sealed tim and in will be fine.

    • How many pounds is this fruitcake?

      2 lbs.

    • Is the alcohol that is injected into the fruit cake then baked or not?

      The alcohol is injected into the baked cake.

    • I'm looking for a fruit cake made with some rum in it. In the fruit cakes you make, can you taste the rum?

      The fruitcake has a mild flavor of rum. Each cake is injected with 2 oz. of rum, so the flavor is there but not overpowering.