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

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

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

The Ancient Fruitcake Interview with Harriet Baskas

Collin Street Bakery caught up with author and radio-host Harriet Baskas, an expert in really old food and museum memorabilia. Our conversation with Harriet shed light on some interesting items that museums keep in the dark.
March 26, 2020


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March 24, 2020

Four Virtual Assistants and How to Use Them

Baking can be hard. With one of these virtual assistants, they’ll answer any question about any (well, most) recipes! But if you want someone to do the baking for you, that’s our job. Alexa can’t do that quite yet.
March 13, 2020

Best of the Best 2019

Every year, The Corsicana Daily Sun hosts a reader’s choice awards called “Best of the Best,” where residents can vote on the best local products and services Corsicana offers. This past year, Collin Street was proudly presented with three of these awards: Best Bakery, Best Desserts, and Best Pie.
January 24, 2020

Collin Street Bakery Stars in Netflix’s Newest Docuseries "CHEER

Collin Street Bakery makes several guest appearances in Netflix’s newest binge-worthy docuseries “CHEER.” The eight-episode show follows Coach Aldama and the Navarro College Cheer Squad as they relentlessly pursue another national title.
January 20, 2020

Radio Listener Defends DeLuxe Fruitcake On Air

We love hearing that people around the nation, heck all around the world, are just as passionate as we are about our products. Once we heard that a listener of the Mandy Connell Radio Show had called in to specifically defend our World Famous DeLuxe® Fruitcake. We had to take action and find out who this fruitcake defender was and why he took action.
December 20, 2019
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