No matter what time of year it may be, a delicious fruit cake is always in high demand. For special occasions or just as an after dinner dessert, you can’t go wrong with fruitcakes. But, you can go wrong if you don’t know where to go to get the best. Here’s a list of where to find the top fruitcake in Connecticut.

Mozzicato DePasquale Bakery And Pastry Shop

329 Franklin Ave.
Hartford, CT 06114

Mozzicato is an Italian bakery located in Hartford. They specialize in Italian pastries, cookies, breads and cakes. You can stop into the store or you have the option of ordering online from the convenience of your home. For any time of the year, this location will create the best homemade fruitcakes from scratch, using the freshest fruit. Call today to place your order and to inquire about hours of operation.

Marjoliane Pastries And Confections
961 State St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(203) 789-8589

This European style bakery and pastry shop recently opened it’s doors to the New Haven residents with new owners, and the bakery quickly become a local fan favorite. The staff continues a tradition of great customer service and even better cakes. The trained staff can cater to many specialty desserts like fruit cake. If you want it, and however you want it made, Marjoliane’s can do it for you. They also specialize in danishes and croissants. Contact the store for hours of operation or if you have any questions on upcoming special events. You can also check out their full menu on their website.

Giovanni’s Bakery & Pastry Shop
456 New Britain Ave.
Newington, CT 06111
(860) 667-4033

Giovanni’s is a very popular bakery and pastry shop in the Newington area of Connecticut. They are special in so many different ways. Not only have they been in operation for over thirty years, but they have grown in the areas that they cater to. Everything from wedding cakes, cookies and pastries, tortes and pies and of course, wonderful specialty cakes like fruitcakes. They also offer cakes and other items for any special occasion, while offering free consultation to ensure that you get exactly what you want. Contact Giovanni’s today to place your order.

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Chimirri’s Italian Pastry Shoppe

1075 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, CT 06109
(860) 529-2527

This unique location doesn’t just box themselves into pastry baking. They also serve hot food, but they are a premiere location for the best desserts in town. Everything from cookie platters to danishes, cheesecakes, cannoli and of course, delicious fruitcakes. Their pastries and other baked goods are all baked fresh and stuffed with the freshest, sweetest fruit. Contact the store for store hours.

Giuseppina’s Italian Bakery
946 Sullivan Ave.
South Windsor, CT 06074
(860) 432-0251

Giuseppina’s is a fan favorite to those who live in the surrounding Hartford area of Connecticut. Located in South Windsor, Giuseppina’s is a great choice when searching for some of the best, fresh fruitcakes around. All of their Italian desserts are handmade and consist of a variety of cookies, pies, bread and cakes. Described perfectly as the “one stop shop” for all of your pastry needs, Giuseppina’s is a great choice for fruitcakes.

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