LIST: Where To Buy The Best Fruitcakes And Food For The Gods (2021)

Are you a fan of fruitcakes and food for the gods?

Christmas isn't just about buttery bibingka and sugar-topped puto bumbong. For most of us, Christmas also requires a box of either food for the gods and a loaf of fruitcake.

If you're planning to make these as the centerpiece for your Noche Buena or give these away as Christmas gifts, we have the list to help your search for fruitcake and food for the gods a lot easier:

Where to buy fruitcake:

Casa San Luis Pastries

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Price: P1,300

Location: Makati City

Casa San Luis Pastries' Year-Old Fruitcake is special for the amount of time they put to have it develop a deeper flavor. As its names suggest, this fruitcake is matured for 12 months (one year) and is generously topped with a secret blend of fruits and nuts.

How to order: You can send Casa San Luis Pastries a message on Facebook.

Ju.D's Fruitcakes

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Price: P1,500/Classic Fruitcake

Location: 50 Greenmeadows Avenue, Quezon City 

Ju.D's Fruitcakes are timeless, no-fail, and a crowd-favorite since 1975. Theirs is aged with rum and brandy and is topped with walnuts, cherries, raisins, and candied fruits.

They also have a Coffee Fruitcake (P1,500) that uses Blue Mountain coffee and is aged with Kahlua; the Golden Fruitcake (P1,500) that's a honey-based fruitcake and dotted with golden apricots, red cranberries, walnuts, and aged with rum and brandy; and the Coffee Prune Cake (P1,500) which is a "fruitless fruitcake" that uses a coffee-based fruitcake topped with solely prunes and walnuts, and is aged with brandy and coffee liquor.

How to order: You can place an order by calling 8633-1188 or 8633-0260.

Landers Superstore

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Price: P1,400

Location: You can check the list of Landers Superstore branches via the website.

Are you a Landers Superstore member? If you are, you're in luck! The supermarket is where you can score Kirkland's signature Holiday Fruitcake.

Kirkland's version of fruitcake is on the denser and sweeter side-and if that's your thing, this fruitcake is perfect for you. It's topped with pecans, walnuts, almonds, cherries, pineapples, raisins, and mixed fruit peels.

How to order: You can buy Kirkland's fruitcake when you walk in at Landers Superstore or have it delivered on the same day via the Landers Superstore website.

Mary Grace Café

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Price: P628/500 grams

Did you know that Mary Grace Cafe's fruitcake is available all year round? The café is a popular choice amongst fruitcake fans because it doesn't skimp on the glazed fruits and the brandy compared to others. It's also topped with walnuts for an added crunchy texture.

How to order: You can order these in stores or through their website.

Where to buy food for the gods:

Cipriano Sans Rival

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Price: P350/box of 10, P550/box of 16, and P1,050/box of 32

Location: Pick-up points at 39 Firefly Road, Valle Verde 6, Pasig and Habitual Coffee, L.P. Leviste Street, Salcedo Village, Makati

Sure, Cipriano's sans rival are worth the sugar rush but they also make a mean food for the gods that's available all year round. This Christmas staple is made with muscovado sugar, rum-soaked dates, and walnuts tossed in butter.

How to order: You can place your order by visiting their official online shop.

Czarina's Kitchen

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Price: P750/500 grams, P1,400/1000 grams

Location: Dasmari√Īas Village, Makati City

Czarina's Kitchen is known for homebaked goodies like chocolate chip cookies, crinkles, and biscotti, but out of all their baked-with-love goodies, they're known for their food for the gods. Once you get a whiff of it, you'll definitely be curious enough to try it out!

These bars have a very generous amount of walnuts and dates-so generous that you're sure you're getting crunchy walnuts and chewy dates in every bite. This could possibly convert food-for-the-gods skeptics into fans.

How to order: You can send a message to Czarina's Kitchen on Facebook to play your order.

Flor's Gold

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Price: P375/dozen and P550/box of 20.

Location: Tierra Pura, Quezon City

Flor's Gold is famous for their Frozen Food For The Gods! It's not "frozen" to the point you need to thaw it before taking a bite, it's frozen because it's a cold treat! In fact, Flor's Gold's food for the gods is moist, chewy, and has just the right amount of sweetness to it.

They also have the Frozen Food For The Gods in Chocolate Chip flavor (P425/dozen and P650/box of 20) if you want it sweeter. If you want to try both, go for the Assorted (P400/dozen and P600/box of 20).

How to order: You can text or call (0917) 847-2386, (0917) 824-2450, or (0917) 570-4678.

Lorenzo's

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Price: P420/dozen, P800/25 bars, and P1,600/50 bars

Lorenzo's food for the gods uses an heirloom recipe that dates back more than 50 years. Available all year round, these bars with a deep caramel and butter flavor are studded with nuts to give it crunch and dates that are chewy!

These are on the sweeter side, so best to pair them with coffee (less sugar is better).

How to order: You can send a message to (0917) 544-1105.

Purple Oven

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Price: P410/16 pieces and P750/32 pieces

Location: Purple Oven Bakeshop has several branches:

  • San Antonio Plaza Arcade, 50 McKinley Road, Forbes Park, Makati
  • The Clubhouse at Temple Drive, Corinthian Hills, Quezon City
  • F'7 Building, 49 Scout Rallos, Quezon City
  • Rockwell Santolan Town Plaza, 276 Santolan Road, Little Baguio, San Juan City
  • The Shops at Portico, Capt. Henry Javier Drive, Oranbo, Pasig
  • ATC Corporate Center, Madrigal Avenue, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City

Purple Oven's food for the gods squares are nothing short of buttery, nutty, and chewy-not to mention, it's not overwhelmingly sweet! It has tons of walnuts and dates that you'll get both in each square.

How to order: You can contact Purple Oven using the following numbers: 8400-4351, (0977) 311-7652, and (0919) 857-6504.

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