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8 Must-Try Autumn Treats

It’s time to start thinking about all the exciting things fall brings: holidays, cooler weather, and of course, all the best treats. But with so many options out there, the choices can be overwhelming. So let us act as your guide! Take a tour of this years’ top 8 must-try autumn treats.
October 9, 2020

Fruitcake Under the Big Top

Our founder, Gus Weidmann, landed in Corsicana with one dream in mind: take his German family recipes and start a bakery. But he needed a little help to grow the business. Tom McElwee answered the call. Together, they reached the masses with sweets – including the famous Ringling Brothers Circus.
October 5, 2020

Grand Canyon Hike with Fruitcake

Tim Hoime is one smart cookie. He's basically a fountain of knowledge when it comes to hiking and camping. It's this knowledge which he put to the test on one of his most extreme hikes ever: the Rim to Rim Hike through the Grand Canyon. We caught up with Tim shortly after he completed his hike in May of 2018 to hear all about his amazing adventure and learn from his wild stories.
September 25, 2020

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

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

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

Our World Famous Cheesecake Recipe

It’s a well-known fact our historic, family-owned-and-operated bakery has been making the world-famous DeLuxe® Fruitcake for over 100 years. But less known, is how Collin Street Bakery makes world-class desserts of all kinds. Desserts like our iconic cheesecakes. Sit back and we’ll tantalize you with a delicious description.
May 29, 2020

Show Mom You Love Her

Don’t settle for an average gift for the world’s most amazing mom. Spoil your mom this Mother’s Day with a gift she’ll truly love. Shop our Mother’s Day specials today!
April 24, 2020

10 Ways to Use Your Fruitcake Tin

Recently, Collin Street posed this question to our loyal customers: "What do you do with your empty fruitcake tin?” Well, we asked and you answered. So we tallied all your answers, put them in categories, and crunched the math. Here’s our final breakdown of how our leftover tins are put to use.
March 30, 2020
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