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Assumption Abbey Fruitcake

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Rich and fragrant, this fruitcake is baked by Trappist monks at Assumption Abbey, nestled in the foothills of the Missouri Ozarks. Based on a recipe developed by French chef Jean-Pierre Augé, who was once employed by the duke and duchess of Windsor, this dark, spicy cake has a deep, rich flavor and moist crumb. Laced with an ounce of rum, its proof of just how delicious a fruitcake can be!

  • Baked in small batches – each cake receives individual attention from start to finish.
  • Made using the finest ingredients including pure butter, fresh eggs, raisins, pineapple, currants, citron, walnuts and wine.
  • Packaged in a reusable tin.
  • 2 lb.
  • Made in USA.
  • Order early - Quantities are limited.
  • Raisins (sulphites added), pineapple (corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, citrate acid, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, tumeric, sulfur dioxide), english walnuts, eggs, flour (wheat flour, malted barley flour), sugar, brown sugar, wine, cherries (corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, citric acid, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate – green coloring (blue #1, yellow $5) red coloring (red #40), sulpher dioxide), butter (salt added), sorn syrup, currants, citron (corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, citric acid, preservatives: 1/10 of 1% sodium enzoate, sorbic acid, sulpher dioxide), rum, orange & lemon peel (corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, citric acid, preservatives: 1/10 of 1%  sodium enzoate, sorbic acid, sulpher dioxide), pecans, whole milk, pure vanilla, baking soda, cimmanon, mace, sodium propionate added as a preservative.

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  • Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does not taste great I've been curious about fruitcake for years and this year I decided to order one and see what the fuss was about. I really, really wanted to like this. I love nuts and candied fruit, but I did not love this cake. It's acceptable slathered in butter...barely.
    Date published: 2017-12-10
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Abbey"s best tasting fruit cake I bought this in November and I truly enjoyed this fruit cake,when you make a purchase you want to be satisfied and I say money well spent.Well, to be truthful I had to add a little brandy over it,what good is fruit cake without a little brandy.This cake tasted good and was not hard as a rock,as compared to old fashioned fruit cakes.
    Date published: 2017-02-16
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from YUM! What A Fruitcake Should Taste Like The fruitcake was delicious. We order one every year. Too bad they are not available all year.
    Date published: 2017-01-09
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from average fruitcake I have been buying Assumption fruitcake for several years through Wm Sonoma. Last year I was unhappy with it and asked if they had changed the contents and was told no. I decided to try it once more this year and found it was dry and not tasty like other fruitcakes. I will not order it again.
    Date published: 2017-01-04
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mom loved it! I sent this fruitcake to my Mom as a gift. She had been craving a good fruitcake, so I tried this one for her................and she said it was really, REALLY good! Due to health issues she hasn't been eating much lately, however she ate and thoroughly enjoyed this fruitcake! I will send her another one for sure!
    Date published: 2017-01-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from best fruitcake ever moist, chewy, and lots of nuts and fruits. though i wish they would add more wine for bolder flavor but otherwise this is a very delicious, fine-made fruitcake.
    Date published: 2016-05-08
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from should have ordered more I ordered before Christmas and ended up eating it almost all by myself! So I greedily went online to order 1 more fruitcake and now I am eating it as leisurely as I possibly can to savour it. It was that good!
    Date published: 2016-01-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Husband loves it! I ordered this for my husband, who is a fan of fruitcake. He loved it. The cake is a nice size. It was very moist and flavorful. The abbots know what they are doing. I served it at Christmas and it received rave reviews.
    Date published: 2016-01-16
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  • What are the storage instructions for this fruit cake. Specifically, how long will it keep unopened in the refrigerator? Thank you.

    Asked by: NovaFitChick
    Hi NovaFitChick, Shelf life is two years or up to one year in the refrigerator after opening. Store in a cool, dry place before opening. After the seal is broken, keep fruitcake wrapped in the can and refrigerate to retain moisture.
    Answered by: Williams Sonoma
    Date published: 2019-11-20
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