What is the secret to Grandma's Fruitcake 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 the 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 Fruitcake. 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?
Grandma’s Fruitcake should be stored in the refrigerator for 24 hours before slicing and serving. Use a non-serrated knife to cut. Once open Grandma’s Fruitcake can be wrapped in cellophane and stored in the refrigerator for up to 12 months or 24 months in the freezer.