Collin Street Bakery Blog

Why Two Is Better Than One

We are certain you don’t need any extra help finding reasons to order two of our fruitcakes. The fact our DeLuxe® is delicious is reason enough. But for anyone sitting on a fence, we are happy to give you a little push. Here are FIVE reasons why two DeLuxe® Fruitcakes are better than one.
September 18, 2020

Favorite Fall Desserts for 2020

Every year, we savor the transition from hot summer heat to snuggly sweater weather because it means the holidays are just around the corner. So, to celebrate the arrival of our favorite season, we are officially unveiling our complete line up spectacular fall treats! Click inside our blog to read all the scrumptious details and be the first to learn about our stellar fall sale.
September 13, 2020

How To Make Pumpkin Trifle

Made with Collin Street Bakery’s Presidential Pumpkin Cake and Pecan Brittle, this recipe creates a treat that will capture your guest's attention and please their pallet. Check out the steps on how to re-create this towering trifle!
August 24, 2020

The Creation of Our Perfect Pecan Pie

Celebrated for its excellence, our DeLuxe® Fruitcake is famous around the world. But Collin Street makes more than just delicious fruitcake. We bake a whole range of delectable, hand-crafted desserts. Take for example our Pecan Pie. It’s an award-winning classic. We bet after you read how it’s made, you’ll be begging to try a slice. Wanna bet? Keep reading and prove us wrong.
August 17, 2020

Best of the Best 2020

WELL, we’ve done it again! Collin Street has won The Corsicana Daily Sun’s Best Pie award for the second year in a row. Every year, our town hosts a reader’s choice awards, where residents can vote on the best local products and services Corsicana offers. Our pies are apparently THE BEST!
July 29, 2020

Fruitcake in Space

Think NASA and fruitcake don’t have anything in common? Think again. Every trip to space brought unique challenges – many of them related to food and sustaining our astronauts. Learn how fruitcake paved the way as a healthy, nutritious alternative to unpredictable space-shuttle food.
July 21, 2020

Cheesecake Availability Updates

Summer is in full swing and it's hot, hot, hot! As you all try not to melt in the summer heat, we here at the Collin Street Bakery wanted to share with you, our loyal customers, a few updates on our temporarily limited product selection. Click inside our blog to discover more.
July 9, 2020

A Brief History of Chocolate

Chocolate is a dessert icon! Baked into cookies, drizzled over ice cream, or melted over fruit, there’s probably no dessert ingredient that’s more versatile. We wanted to know more about chocolate, so we’ve poked around in it’s history to uncover it’s bittersweet legacy.
July 6, 2020

2020 Father's Day

Every year, on the third Sunday of June, we celebrate Father’s Day. It’s a yearly tradition started in the early 1900s, a few years after Mother’s Day. Better late than never, as a typical dad would say.
June 18, 2020

One Pedal At A Time

We sat down with Dan Hurd, one of the most inspirational humans we’ve ever met and the founder of the “One Pedal at a Time” movement - an organization created to connect people through the sport of cycling while starting a discussion about the importance of mental health. Check out our interview!
June 1, 2020
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