Beatrice Bakery will be closed Monday, 5/29 for Memorial Day. Orders will be processed when we open for normal business hours Tuesday! 

Handmade Goodness

About Beatrice Bakery Fresh Fruit Cakes

What makes Beatrice Bakery Co.® products so special?

Our people. Our bakers handcraft cakes using the finest ingredients. From the mixing room to the oven, our cakes are made by hand. The ingredients are precisely measured and mixed, the nuts are hand sorted and selected, and each cake is decorated by hand. Our cakes are then baked and mellowed to perfection! One taste and you’ll see why we truly bake America’s best!


Media Coverage

In Style TV

Grandma's Fruit & Nut Cake Segment

December 22, 2016

Shown on dual networks WE TV & ION Television

Food Network's UNWRAPPED

Featured on the 'Holiday Favorites' episodes

This episode began airing in 2009. Can now be seen on Cooking Channel

Check local listings for future airings!

A&E BiographyD

Season 2: Episode 25 - 'The House that Santa Built'

Began airing in 2014

Check local listings for feature times in your area!

ABC Network

The View

Featured December 24, 2009 in Holiday Candies, Cookies and Cakes segment. Each studio audience member went home with a sample of Grandma's Original Fruit & Nut Cake.

CBS Network

10/11 Lincoln, NE

10/11 News Our Town - Beatrice, NE

10/11 News Pure Nebraska

Food Factory

Canada's Food Network (shown in 160 countries)

Nebraska Life Magazine

Featured in 2010 Nov/Dec issue

Midwest Living Magazine

Featured in the 2010 Nov/Dec issue

Discovery Section

For Press Releases

Contact Michelle Mayfield

Frequently Asked Questions

Grandma's Fruit & Nut Cakes celebrate 100 years of being a favorite holiday tradition!

What is the secret to Grandma's Fruit & Nut cake recipe?

The ingredients! In the original recipe it was noted – ‘Use only the freshest ingredients!’ – a combination of ripe fancy cherries, fresh succulent pineapples, plump raisins, crunchy almonds, walnuts, seedling pecans and just the right amount of bourbon, rum and brandy! Our bakers also know that it is the slow bake which includes a secret process, plus allowing the cakes to mellow to perfection, that makes their Grandma’s recipe so special. Yes, our fruitcake is made to be eaten!

Where did the original Grandma's Fruitcake recipe come from?

In 1917, two brothers with a bakery in St. Louis, MO, went searching for a way to keep their bakers busy during summer months. They needed something special – prepared in summer, and sold during the winter. Finally their search ended. They came across their grandma’s exceptional fruitcake recipe from Germany. Today, that delicacy is known as Grandma’s Fruit and Nut Cake. And what was once just a small bakery is today Beatrice Bakery Co.®, creators of the perfect recipe for living the sweet life and ordering cakes online

How should I serve and store my cake?

To ensure you experience the best dessert cake we have to offer, we recommend refrigerating your dessert cake for 24-48 hours before slicing and serving. Because our cakes are perishable, once they have been opened, rewrap in cellophane for lasting freshness.

Nestled in America’s heartland, Beatrice Bakery Co. is located in the southeastern corner of the state of Nebraska in the small community of Beatrice. Just one block south of downtown!


Customer Service

Weekdays 8:00 AM / 5:00 PM CST at (800) 228-4030 or


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