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/ Trappist Rum Fruitcake (2 lb.)
From Assumption Abbey TRAPPIST 2-LB. RUM FRUITCAKE
The chef in the royal employ of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor generously provided the monks with the recipe for this dark, rich, traditional style of fruitcake. Made with raisins, pineapple, currants, citron, walnuts, and wine. Laced with rum, spicy, moist fruitcake is a holiday favorite. If you're not a fruitcake lover, this will make you one! Decorative, re-useable tin; net weight 2 lbs.
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Assumption Abbey: Ava, Missouri
Assumption Abbey is a community of monks of the Cistercian Order of the Strict Observance, popularly known as Trappists. The Abbey was founded from New Melleray Abbey in Iowa in 1950, in the rugged foothills of the Ozarks, some twenty miles south of the small town of Ava, Missouri. Through the years, the brothers have continued to live by the centuries old Trappist tradition of contemplation and study, private prayer and common worship, earning their living by the work of their own hands.
Each year the monks make thousands of their popular fruitcakes, which are known for their deep, complex flavor that improves with age. Their recipe was developed with the help of world class chef Jean-Pierre Augé, who at one time served in the employ of the Duke and Duchess of Windsor.
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Feb 10, 2018 | By Deacon Jim
This fruitcake was so delicious that I had to control myself from eating the whole cake in one week. As soon as it was gone, I ordered another and I savored the second for several weeks. This cake was . outstanding in flavor and texture. I loved it.
Everyone loves them
Jan 19, 2018 | By Mildred G.
This is the way I give most of my Christmas Gifts every year. Everyone loves them. No shopping, no guessing if it fits, no going from store to store, and no guessing if this is the right size? Thank you Monastery Bakery.
Jan 18, 2018 | By FELIX A.
I loved the Rum Fruitcake. I waited too long to order and shall not happen again. Eager to try the Brandy Fruitcake.
Jan 11, 2018 | By Vicki
My husband loves fruitcake -- and this was fabulous! Definitely will be ordering again for the holidays next year.
Jan 8, 2018 | By Martha
Every year I buy this cake and others from this site for my wonderful Dad
Jan 7, 2018 | By jack k.
very good, will order again next year.
Jan 1, 2018 | By Alan
First time buyer of the Trappist Rum Fruitcake. It was delicious. Unfortunately it was gone in just a couple of days. Will be ordering it again next year.
Trappist rum fruitcake..the best
Dec 27, 2017 | By MADELEINE m
Have sampled many fruitcakes...this is the best by far
Dec 13, 2017 | By george
great fruitcake, the best I ever had. fast shipping. excellent service
Nov 15, 2017 | By Eric M.
Excellent quality and service.
Nov 14, 2017 | By bonnie l.
We've ordered this fruitcake from monastery for over 15 years. Christmas would not be the same with out this treat
Love this fruitcake!
Oct 21, 2017 | By Barbara B. MD
My husband and I an't understand why people don't like fruitcake. I guess they have nver tasted this one.
Mar 7, 2017 | By Wendie H.
Too good. Gave one to my brother and now he's ordering them-- he likes it toasted with butter.
Feb 4, 2017 | By Christmas Shopper
Well worth it and very happy with the Trappist Fruitcake. Everyone enjoyed. Perfect blend of flavor and texture. Delicious! Will definitely order again. Thanks.
Jan 26, 2017 | By Greg P.
When I think of the holidays, or even getting close to the holidays, I think of Monastery Greetings fruitcake! It wouldn't be Christmas without a Monastery Greetings fruitcake. Fantastic flavor and delicious.
Jan 23, 2017 | By judy s.
Have been ordering this fruit cake for the last 10 years. Quality is superb. It's not Christmas without this DIVINE treat. It is my one and only indulgence that time of year. The ingredients are first class, no messy fillers. Just pure ambrosia!
Jan 14, 2017 | By Kris
Such good flavor great replacement when I don't have time to make my own. Will buy it again.
Jan 12, 2017 | By Dennis M.
The Trappist fruitcake was fantastic; everyone wolfed it down, I managed to consume a small slice!
Jan 11, 2017 | By Dorothy y.
Best fruitcake I have ever eaten. Truly delicious
Jan 10, 2017 | By Michael D.
Every year at Christmas season I order this fruitcake as my treat to myself. This is the way fruitcake should taste. Highly recommend this to anyone who truly likes fruitcake.
Jan 8, 2017 | By PHYLLIS H.
Good as always
Jan 7, 2017 | By Kimberly Jo
Have tried many different company's rum cake and this is by far the best! Will recommend to all my friends!
Jan 7, 2017 | By BOB D.
I highly recommend the fruitcake. I always get two as one is for a gift to my sister-in-law who loves fruitcake and could not find one to her liking. This fruitcake did it for her as she now knows and expects one. So if you like fruitcake and want a really good one this is the place.
Jan 5, 2017 | By Stephen
The fruitcake was delivered on time and tasted so good, we had to buy a second one for the Holidays.
Jan 3, 2017 | By Peter D.
I wondered about purchasing this fruitcake, for it was rum and not brandy and seemed lighter in color than the other offering in the catalogue. I should not have worried. We opened it first, just in case, and there was nothing to be concerned about. Moist, great taste, and full of fruit. We bought one for a relative, and he agreed. This is a great fruitcake.
Dec 31, 2016 | By Gordon K.
My Uncle said it was delicious!
My Husband loved the Rum Fruit Cake
Dec 28, 2016 | By Regina
Every year, my husband wants a fruit cake for Christmas and this year there was no one we knew making a fruit cake. I ordered this and he loves it.
Dec 26, 2016 | By Philip C.
It is excellent.
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Dec 13, 2016 | By Dennis M.
Been buying these Rum Fruitcakes for the past 10 years & they remain Excellent. Used to be from the Trappist Farm in Berryville, VA.
Trappist Rum Fruitcakes
Dec 12, 2016 | By P J B
One of the world's finest cakes. Certainly in my top 5 fruitcakes of all time. (I must really like it.)
Best Fuitcake for Us
Dec 11, 2016 | By KATHLEEN S.
We tried other fruitcakes known to be top rate. Monastery frruitcakes consistently delights us in the moisture, flavor, ingredients put together superbly We buy nothing else.
Dec 8, 2016 | By Janet
Moist, rich flavor, rum flavored but not too strong. Will order again. A bit pricey compared to other fruit cakes I order.
Best fruit cake ever
Oct 17, 2016 | By Michael F.
Moist and fruity. Delivered incredibly fast.
Best fruitcake I ever had !!
Oct 5, 2016 | By Siang
I still have the 20th anniversary container
Jul 28, 2016 | By bonnie
This is the best fruitcake ever made. And, delivery is always on time. We have purchased these for over the past 15 years and will continue for years to come.
Trappist Rum Fruitcake
Mar 23, 2016 | By Patrick B.
Best my wife & I have tasted so far.
Feb 16, 2016 | By Patrick B.
Best darn fruit cake ever, in my humble opinion. I've been looking for "just right" fruitcake & I found it was made by good ole Trappist monks & nuns.
Jan 8, 2016 | By Harry S.
Jan 7, 2016 | By Elaine
I've purchased this fruitcake for several years now and it is always a delight to serve and enjoy. A fine quality product.
The best fruitcake ever
Jan 7, 2016 | By Carol
If you are a fruitcake fan, this is one of the best. Don't miss it. Warning: it has alcohol.
Jan 4, 2016 | By Patricia W.
I've been purchasing this fruitcake for many years for my Dad's Birthday or Christmas, which is in the same time frame. My Dad loves loves loves it. I sent him a different gift 2 yrs earlier and he said he was devastated. He missed the fruitcake. It is his favorite, So from then on, I knew it is a must buy for Dad.
Trappist Rum Fruitcake
Jan 3, 2016 | By Sabeth R.
It would not be Christmas dinner for me without a traditional fruitcake on the table. Yours is perfect, exactly the way I remember it from my childhood and onward for over 70 years. I just wish you made them a little bit bigger so we could cut more cake style portions (equal height and width). Thank you so much for making this cake available.
Eater of Fruit Cake
Dec 30, 2015 | By Gisela P.
We tried the fruit cake last night and it was wonderful !!! We will be sure to buy one next year.Thank you for an excellent product.
Dec 29, 2015 | By Lola W.
This was a gift, mailed to my son, who loves GOOD fruitcake. So far he has had the Brandy, and now the Rum. He prefers the Rum. So, see you next November to reorder. Thank you.
Dec 28, 2015 | By JOEY V.
First time buyer. Was satisfied with the quality of the product and it met expectations. I placed another order immediately.
Dec 26, 2015 | By PHYLLIS H.
I sent this to my children and they were delighted! Thank you.
Dec 21, 2015 | By Marybeth
best fruit cake ever,fast shipping ,god bless and enjoy.
Dec 14, 2015 | By Jerry D. CPA
I have ordered these fruitcakes for many years now, and they are simply the best holiday treat-they really put you in the Christmas mood! Friends and family love them.
Nov 25, 2015 | By bonnie
Always wonderful, delicious and delivery is always on time.
2# fruit cake
Nov 17, 2015 | By bonnie l.
We have ordered this fruitcake for over 15 years and it is the best. This years cake has not arrived yet, but, we are certain it will be just as delicious as all the others
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