Drake’s Coffee Cakes are back
Drake’s Coffee Cakes are now back on store shelves to the delight of Drake’s consumers.
With their delicious cinnamon streusel topping, Drake’s Coffee Cakes were first introduced in 1930.
“Using the classic Drake’s recipe, McKee Foods is now baking Coffee Cakes,” said Chip Stenberg, Drake’s Associate Brand Manager. “Coffee Cakes are now individually wrapped, which is a frequent request from Moms.”
Drake’s® founder, Newman E. Drake, established the brand in 1896 selling sliced pound cake in New York City. Now a part of the McKee Foods family bakery, Drake’s® cakes are high-quality products that are baked fresh and delivered directly to neighborhood stores
Drake’s Coffee Cakes are a part of popular culture, having been featured in a storyline on the TV sitcom Seinfeld.
On April 9, 2013, McKee Foods Corporation completed the purchase of the Drake’s brand for $27.5 million out of liquidation from Hostess Brands. McKee Foods reintroduced the Drake’s top-selling items on September 22, 2013. During the fall of 2017, and without warning to consumers, McKee stopped production and distribution of Drake’s Coffee Cakes. At the time, no explanation of this change/decision was provided to Drake fans and consumers. But now Drake’s Coffee Cakes are back,
Drake’s Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cakes are available in supermarkets, supercenters, value retailers and convenience stores throughout the Eastern U.S. Consumers can find a product locator search function at drakescake.com.
As with all Drake’s cakes, Coffee Cakes are certified kosher by the Orthodox Union. Consumers can look for the circled-U symbol (hechsher) on the cartons.