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Fruitcake made by the Monks of Assumption Abbey

When Assumption Abbey was first developing its bakery, the monks sought the help of world class chef Jean-Pierre Augé, who at one time served in the royal employ of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor. Mr. Augé's assistance, and his generosity in providing the recipe and ideas for production, gave the monks the impetus to go forward with the Assumption Abbey Fruitcakes.

Assumption Abbey Fruitcakes are the dark, rich, traditional style of fruitcake. They are baked slowly and aged under the careful supervision of the monks. Everything, from marinating the fruit, to mixing, to baking, to packaging, to aging, to mailing is done right at the monastery by the monks. Assumption Abbey is not a commercial enterprise. It is a way of life, and that way of life, combined with the careful work of the bakers, insures a dedication to high quality that makes Assumption Abbey Fruitcakes among this country's finest.


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    2 lb round dark fruitcake.Raisins, Pineapple, Cherries, Lemon Peel, Orange Peel, Walnuts, injected with rum.Moist and Delicious!Assumption Abbey Fruitcakes are dark, rich, and moist. They are baked slowly and aged under the careful supervision of the monks. Everything, from marinating the fruit, to mixing, to baking, packaging, aging, and mailing is done right at the monastery by the monks. Assumption Abbey is not a commercial enterprise. It is a way of life, and that way of life, combined...

    Trappist Abbey Ginger Date Nut Cake, 1 lb
    Price: $16.95
    Availability: Pre-Order; Fall Delivery
    Item #: 122725 -

      1 pound, comes gift boxed.Old fashioned, dark, rich and moist cake is made from California tree ripened dates, ginger, walnuts, pecans, and cashews. Contains egg. Soaked in 120 proof brandy. Aged to perfection.The Trappist Bakery specializes in delicious dessert items. The baking and selling of their popular fruitcakes helps to support their monastic life of prayer, hospitality and alms-giving. ...

      Trappist Abbey Traditional Dark Fruitcake, 1 lb
      Price: $16.95
      Availability: Pre-Order; Fall Delivery
      Item #: 122726 -

        1 pound, comes gift boxed.Dark, rich and moist, old style fruitcake is filled with dried pineapples, cherries, raisins, walnuts, and pecans. Contains egg. Lightly sweetened with honey. Soaked in 120 proof brandy. Aged to perfection.The Trappist Bakery specializes in delicious dessert items. The baking and selling of their popular fruitcakes helps to support their monastic life of prayer, hospitality and alms-giving. Order, early! These go fast & the supply is limited. ...

        Trappist Abbey Tropical Dessert Cake, 1 lb
        Price: $16.95
        Availability: Pre-Order; Fall Delivery
        Item #: 122724 -

          1 pound, comes gift boxed. Topical dessert cake combine the same rich, old-world flavor and texture with tropical fruits and nuts. includes papaya, mango, pineapple, almonds and macadamia nuts. Contains egg. Flavored with rum. aged to perfection. The Trappist Bakery specializes in delicious dessert items. The baking and selling of their popular fruitcakes helps to support their monastic life of prayer, hospitality and alms-giving. ...


          Assumption Abbey is a secluded monastery nestled in the foothills of the Missouri Ozarks. It was established in 1950 by a group of monks from New Melleray Abbey in Dubuque, Iowa. Through the years, the brothers of Assumption Abbey have been known for the dedicated lives they lead and their traditional hospitality.

          We are members of the Cistercian family which was founded in France in the eleventh century at the Monastery of Citeaux, from which the Order takes its name.

          Assumption Abbey is one of many monasteries in the United States that support themselves through the production and sale of specialized food items, and all of whom continue to live by the centuries old tradition of contemplation and study, common worship, and living by the work of their own hands.