LIST: Where To Buy Fruitcake For Christmas
Christmas isn't complete without the fruitcake.
Fruitcakes are one of the desserts that come to mind when you think of the holidays. It's a polarizing treat; you either love it or haite it. If you're the type of person who has an acquired taste for the festive fruitcake, you shouldn't let this Christmas pass without having your fruitcake fix.
These are the places where you can buy fruitcake in Metro Manila:
Bizu Patisserie released their Christmas desserts for the year, and yes, fruitcake is on the menu. They use a moist butter cake that's studded with an assortment of rum-soaked dried fruits and nuts.
How to order: You can order from Bizu Patisserie via their website.
Casa San Luis
Price: P200/3-inch cake and P700/6-inch cake
Location: Makati City
Casa San Luis is one of the most popular places where you can order a classic fruitcake in Metro Manila. But they also offer interesting fruitcakes like the One-Year-Old Fruitcake (P300/3-inch and P1,500/6-inch cake) that's matured for 12 months to have a more developed taste.
How to order: You can place an order by messaging (0916) 644-8522
Crowne Plaza's Christmas fruitcake is topped with neon red and green candies, crunchy nuts, and dusted with confectioners sugar. If you're looking for more festive cakes, Crowne Plaza also offers a Chocolate Peppermint Mousse Cake (P600), White Winter Buttercream Cake (P180), and Chocolate Santa Dress Cake (P550).
How to order: You can place an order by calling 8633-7222 or send a Viber message to (0933) 823-6812.
French Baker also offers a classic fruitcake that's studded with all the crunchy nuts and the usual candied fruits. If you need more festive treats, French Baker also has Brioche Bordelaise (P550), Gingerbread House (P898), and a huge jar of Pure Danish Butter Cookies (P850).
How to order: You can buy French Baker's fruitcake from their stores or order it from their website.
Location: 60 Greenmeadows Avenue, Quezon City
Ju.D's Classic Fruitcake is topped with walnuts, cherries, raisins, and candied fruits, then aged with rum and brandy. They have other fruitcakes on the menu, too! There's a Coffee Fruitcake (P1,500) that uses Blue Mountain coffee and aged with Kahlua coffee liquor and Golden fruitcake (P1,350) which is made with a honey-based fruitcake that's topped with golden apricots, red cranberries, and walnuts aged with rum and brandy.
How to order: You can place an order by messaging (0917) 812-8812
Mary Grace Cafe
Price: P628/500 grams
Mary Grace Cafe uses a recipe that was developed way back in 1983. This aged cake is topped with walnuts, glaze fruits, and brandy. And if you didn't know, Mary Grace Cafe's fruitcake is available all year round!
How to order: You can order these in stores or through their website.
Noona's Kitchen by Sonia Araneta
Noona's Kitchen offers a fruitcake that has a homemade feel! It's moist and laden with fruits, raisins, nuts, and it's aged for a month and a half.
How to order: You can place an order by messaging their Facebook page.
Location: Antipolo City (along Marcos Highway) and Cubao, Quezon City
Tilde's Kitchen offers a fruitcake that is topped with three kinds of nuts and all the colorful, classic candies. They have a cupcake version, too, called the Fruity Cups. These would be perfect if you want to give them away to other fruitcake-loving friends and family.
How to order: You can place an order by messaging their Instagram account.
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