Monks hope consumer cutbacks donâÂ?Â?t include fruitcake

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(UNDATED) They’re delaying their purchase of a new car. They’re thinking twice before dining out. But you know the economy is tough when consumers are even reducing their purchases of that Christmas staple: the fruitcake. Monasteries and abbeys across the United States-where fruitcake baking is the traditional work of Trappist monks-are reporting a modest dip […]

  • edwords

    Anyone who would become a monk is a “fruitcake”.