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Three Brothers Bakery In the News

Our delicious treats have received coverage from right here in Houston to all around the nation!

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Summer 2018
  • Online Store

    With wedding season in full swing and the summer months upon us, bakeries from coast to coast gear up to deliver best-in-class products to their customers at one of the busiest times of year.

  • Mash up desserts - Pumpecapple

    With wedding season in full swing and the summer months upon us, bakeries from coast to coast gear up to deliver best-in-class products to their customers at one of the busiest times of year.

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2017

December
  • How food cultivates heritage

    Today, we can see this tradition carry on through multigenerational businesses such as Lucy Ethiopian Restaurant, Huynh’s Vietnamese, Ojarasca Bakery and Three Brothers Bakery.

  • Gifts for the Texan who has everything

    It’s no secret that Texans love to support our own. This holiday season, Texas-made gift offerings are more stylish (and Southern) than ever.

  • 8 Gifts for Your Friend Who Can’t Stop Talking about The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

    These New York staples don’t need to come from Zabar’s to have your friend looking like a bonafide Upper West Sider.

  • This Week in Houston Food Events: Holiday Provisions and a Star Wars Pregame

    Three Brothers Bakery, 12393 Kingsride, 4036 South Braeswood, 4606 Washington, has all the sweets for the holidays, including Gingerbread Cake Balls and special-edition Christmas and Hanukkah-themed King Cakes, as well as classic pies like deep dish pecan, chocolate fudge pecan pie, chocolate mousse, apple, Pumpkin and Cherry, among others.

  • Three Brothers Bakery gets festive with holiday king cakes

    Houston’s Three Brothers Bakery is well-known for its special-edition king cakes, and this time of year is no different. The bakery has added Christmas and Hanukkah King Cakes to its menu for the holidays.

  • A Towering Achievement

    Looking for something different to serve your guests this holiday season? Then look no further than the colossal Pumpecapple Piecake from Three Brothers Bakery – a three-layer “piecake” featuring a pumpkin pie baked in a pumpkin spice cake, a pecan pie baked in chocolate cake and an apple pie baked into a spice cake.

November
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September
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July
  • Openings and Closings: Bernie’s Burger Bus Rolls Into the Heights

    While summer still has us in her sweaty grip, there are businesses looking to help us beat the heat. Three Brothers Bakery has a new beverage line-up with frappes, including the Thunderdome— cold-brewed coffee, a double shot of espresso, and vanilla syrup blended with milk— along with lemonade sodas and house-made teas to quench your near-constant thirst.

  • Wonder Woman bowling party empowers girls

    The girls slipped on their Wonder Woman capes then gobbled pizza and decadent desserts from Three Brothers Bakery.

  • Celebrate Pecan Pie Day with a slice that will drive you nuts!

    In celebration of the national holiday, the bakery is launching a caffeinated version of pecan pie, the Pecan Pie Latte. It features the same flavor profile as the bakery’s legendary pecan pie. On National Pecan Pie Day, July 12, you can enjoy 10% off a whole pecan pie, if you purchase the latte.

  • This Week in Houston Food Events

    Three Brothers Bakery is introducing a pecan pie latte to its in-house coffee program at all three locations, 4036 South Braeswood, 12393 Kingsride and 4606 Washington. Also known as The Memory Maker and featuring the same flavor profile as the bakery’s award-winning pecan pie, the latte will launch this week.

June
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January
  • If I Knew Then: Robert Jucker

    Do your due diligence. Really read your contracts. Know everything about what you’re getting.

  • Touring the Tastes of America by Mail

    You can get psyched for the big game and Mardi Gras at the same by picking up a festive football shaped king cake from Three Brothers Bakery. Make sure you consume the entire thing by halftime, so you can make the tiny, plastic baby dance along to Lady Gaga.

  • Touring the Tastes of America by Mail

    Serving both traditional treats and new twists, this bakery in Houston also has the best gingerbread men I’ve had in a long time.

  • 11 Can’t-Miss American Pie Shops

    For those days when one pie is not nearly enough, try Three Brothers’ legendary Pumpecapple Piecake, also known as the turducken of pies: a 24-pound, three-tiered cake consisting of pumpkin pie inside a pumpkin spice cake, pecan pie in chocolate cake, and apple pie in apple spice cake, smothered in cream cheese frosting.

  • Upcoming Houston Food Events: King Cake & Cook-Offs

    With Mardi Gras season officially kicked off, Three Brothers Bakery will be offering its classic king cake in a variety of flavors along with its popular decorative Mardi Gras cupcakes and petits fours.

  • Three Brothers Bakery celebrates Mardi Gras and football’s postseason with football-shaped king cake

    Three Brothers Bakery is looking to make its mark on king cake season with its latest offering. In addition to the return of its King Cake Cheesecake, the popular Houston bakery has also introduced a special football-shaped edition of its famous King Cake.

  • Coffee Perfection at Three Brothers Bakery

    Three Brothers Bakery is my new jam. They have taken the art of coffee-making to new bounds and I’m happy to have access to what has resulted from their hard work and dedication to one of my favorite things.

2016

December
  • What Happens to Bakers When Hanukkah Starts on Christmas Eve?

    Three Brothers Bakery co-owner Bobby Jucker confirms, “I’ve been here almost 35 years and it’s never fallen on the same time.” So, is he prepared for the onslaught? “I’ll tell you the day after, I don’t know yet,” he says, already sounding beleaguered.

  • The 10 Oldest Restaurants in Houston

    Over time, and after a few relocations, the bakery developed a loyal following of Houstonians and visitors alike. Savory selections like their signature rye bread, challah, biales, bagels, gingerbread, danishes, cheese pockets, onion boards, and Kaiser rolls are all baked using the original Eastern European recipe.

  • Sweet Spots Around Town

    Carrie Colbert, creator of Wear+Where+Well, has the scoop on the sweet spots you should drop into around town.

  • Bugs, organs, giant cakes and more unique foods to try in Houston

    Unlike some of the other unusual eats in this guide, there may be nothing to fear about this Three Brothers Bakery dessert other than its enormous size.

  • Coffee Talk: Something’s Brewing at Three Brothers

    Local favorite Three Brothers Bakery announces an exciting new addition to its menu – fresh, in-house roasted Kosher coffee beans and espresso drinks at all three Houston area locations.

November
October
  • Houston Sweet week launches Nov. 6-13

    The result is a week-long program where each participating business will donate 15 percent of sales of a specific Sweet Week item sold. The event hopes to raise $5,000 this year; and if successful, grow the program in coming years.

  • 20 Halloween treats for adults

    In Houston, Three Brothers Bakery creates the Pumpecapple Piecake with a pumpkin pie baked in a pumpkin spice cake, a pecan pie baked in chocolate cake, and an apple pie baked into a spice cake, all topped with cream cheese icing, pecan pieces and a caramel drizzle.

  • Where to Experience 6 Quintessential Fall Activities

    On May 2, the “Deals and Steals on Wheels” segment of “Good Morning America” stopped in Houston, highlighting four local businesses and offering exclusive deals on handmade products. including Houston retailer Three Brothers Bakery and its award-winning pecan pie.

  • Cakes, Cookies & Pastry In Houston: Where To Find The City’s Best

    Brothers Sigmund, Sol, and Max immigrated to the United States from Poland after surviving World War II in a concentration camp and settled in Houston in the 1940s, continuing the family’s baking tradition in their new home. Generations later, Houstonians still flock to three area locations for award winning cakes, cookies, pies, pastries, and breads.

  • Three Brothers Bakery’s breast cancer awareness treats

    In Houston, Texas, Three Brothers Bakery is looking to make an impact in the fight against breast cancer.

  • Sweet twist on bitter battle for president

    It’s been one heck of an election year between two candidates with historically high unfavorables. So at this popular Houston bakery, they’re trying to sweeten up the bitter battle for the White House.

  • 100 places for pumpkin this month

    In Houston, Three Brothers Bakery creates the Pumpecapple Piecake with a pumpkin pie baked in a pumpkin spice cake, a pecan pie baked in chocolate cake, and an apple pie baked into a spice cake, all topped with cream cheese icing, pecan pieces and a caramel drizzle.

  • 6 ways to Enjoy Pumpkin Without Getting Anywhere near a Latte

    Enthusiastic eaters, loosen your belts. Here comes the Pumpecapple Piecake. Dubbed the “Turducken of desserts”, this insane tower of deliciousness contains three layers: pumpkin pie wrapped in pumpkin spice cake, a pecan pie tucked into chocolate cake, and an apple pie embedded in an apple spice cake.

September
August
  • The 1 Epic Dessert You’ll Want to Buy for Thanksgiving This Year

    If you don’t live near one of the Three Brothers Bakery locations, you can get the Pumpecapple Piecake shipped frozen, and all you have to do is defrost it. Would you forgo the baking and serve this at your Thanksgiving dinner?

  • You need to see this epic 10kg pie-stuffed cake

    But a three-layer cake stuffed with not one, but three different kinds of pies? Well, that just sounds like next-level, mind-blowing mouthgasm material to us. Meet the Pumpecapple Piecake, the outrageous brainchild of the Three Brothers Bakery in Houston Texas.

  • You’ve NeverSeen Anything Like This 24-Pound Pie-Stuffed Cake

    If you’re not already familiar with the Pumpecapple Piecake, allow me to introduce you. It’s a 24-pound dessert that has three layers of cake that are each stuffed with pie. In other words, it’s everything good about Fall desserts wrapped into one, and it’s like a Thanksgiving pie on crack.

  • 10 Best Dishes to Cure Hanger in Houston

    Choices range from classics like chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin and decorated sugar to pinwheels, Mexican wedding cookies and multiple kinds of hamantash.

  • Here’s the 1 Dessert Spot You Should Try in Every Single State

    The state dessert of Texas is one that can be found in many iterations across the state — from grocery stores to gourmet bakeries and, if you’re lucky, your family kitchen. But to find “the best” takes work. At Three Brothers Bakery in Houston, their award-winning pecan pie can be purchased right alongside signature cakes, cookies, gingerbread, and more.

  • This Massive Pie Cake is the ‘Turducken’ of Desserts

    Thanksgiving is still months away, but that doesn’t mean we can’t draw inspiration from the Frankenstein dish known as the Turducken. A bakery in Texas has created the dessert equivalent: the Pumpecapple Piecake.

  • 20 Best Bakeries in America 2016 (Slideshow)

    Three Brothers Bakery opened in Houston in 1949 by the three Jucker brothers, who were all Holocaust survivors. Today, the bakery is run by a fifth-generation Jucker who sells delicious treats like their signature gingerbread cookies and modern customized cakes that can suit every occasion.

  • Houston Sweet Eats for a Sweet Tooth

    A family bakery for your family. Three Brothers has beautiful (and delicious) pastries, cookies, and cakes. If you’re looking for a cake that’s almost too beautiful to eat, definitely get yours custom made from Three Brothers.

  • This vintage hot air balloon party will take you up up and away

    The vintage hot air balloon party I planned for Shyla’s 1st birthday was modern, whimsical and dreamy.

July
June
May
April
  • A Guide to Surviving Passover in Houston

    One might visit local favorite, Three Brothers Bakery, on his or her way to Seder to pick up some delicious treats.

  • March Madness Goodies at 3 Brothers Bakery

    For a limited time, 3 Brothers Bakery is offering cookies and cupcakes decorated with various b-ball motifs. This hometown gem run by 5 generations of bakers has consistently wowed with the high quality of their sweet and savory baked goods.

March
  • 10 Houston Dessert Spots to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

    For a little slice of heaven, look no further than Three Brothers Bakery. Behind every good bakery is a phenomenal story, and this spot’s got an amazing one.

  • The Best Wedding Cake Bakeries to Follow on Instagram

    This family-owned business has served Houstonians for more than five generations — creating amazing baked goods as self-proclaimed “memory makers who happen to be bakers.” This 65-year-old landmark bakery continues to earn local accolades and national recognition. Using Instagram as a platform for its creative cake creations, it’s no wonder that their Instagram feed is full of one-of-a-kind, creatively-decorated treats.

  • 21 Delicious and Affordable Things You Need to Eat in Houston

    $10 gets you three tasty gingerbread men at Three Brothers Bakery!

  • Pi Day Round Up

    3 Brothers Bakery, a perennial favourite of mine, has a Pi Day Challenge for all of you Numerically Gifted types: If you can recite the first 10 digits of Pi, you will get a free SLICE of their awesome Pecan Pie.

  • 7 Free things to do in Houston – Pi Day

    Three Brothers Bakery – Pi Day

  • Freebie Friday: Spring break edition

    Monday Pi Day. To celebrate, Three Brothers Bakery will give you a free slice of pecan pie if you can recite the first 10 numbers of pi. If you can recite 25 numbers, you get a whole pie.

  • Introducing the ‘Memory Makers Who Happen to be Bakers’

    Three Brothers Bakery is a family-owned bakery with 5 generations of bakers. Read more about the iconic bakery in your neighborhood!

  • March 2016 Odds and Ends – Pi Day

    On Pi Day, March 14, (GET IT? 3.14…) Three Brothers Bakery invites its customers and fans to visit any of its Houston locations to test their math skills for a shot to win the bakery’s award-winning pecan pie.

February
  • March 2016 Odds and Ends – Pi Day

    On Pi Day, March 14, (GET IT? 3.14…) Three Brothers Bakery invites its customers and fans to visit any of its Houston locations to test their math skills for a shot to win the bakery’s award-winning pecan pie.

  • Signs you’re a Louisiana transplant living in Houston

    You search high and low for just the right king cake. (Hungry for this one? You can find it seasonally at Three Brothers Bakery.)

  • 8 Jewish Restaurants in Houston that will Convince You to Keep Kosher

    Sigmund, Sol, and Max Jucker came all the way from Poland after surviving the Nazi occupation to open Three Brothers Bakery here in 1949. Rising from humble beginnings, their bakeries have become iconic in Houston. There you can still find European style breads, pastries, cookies, and many other award-winning desserts.

  • The 25 Best Pie Shops in America

    Opened in 1949 by three Holocaust survivors, the Jucker brothers, Three Brothers is still run by the same family. They sell a fantastic pecan pie known as the “Best Mail Order Pecan Pie America Has to Offer,” according to Country Living Magazine.

  • Vital Breakfast Spots To Know in Houston

    Three Brothers Bakery is a family-run jewel with several locations. Everything baked fresh and consistently ranking high on our bakery maps, this is definitely worth a sit a coffee and a bite, no matter how rushed you are. Or take it to go if you have to.

  • The 25 Best Pie Shops in America

    Opened in 1949 by three Holocaust survivors, the Jucker brothers, Three Brothers is still run by the same family. They sell a fantastic pecan pie known as the “Best Mail Order Pecan Pie America Has to Offer,” according to Country Living Magazine.

  • The Best Wedding Cakes & Caterers in Houston

    Part II of PaperCity‘s Blue Book is devoted to towering wedding cakes (and cupcakes) and top-notch caterers sure to fill your wedding day with unforgettable edible memories.

  • Celebrating Mardi Gras Style

    I’ve swooned over the baked goods at 3 Brothers Bakery in the past; indeed, I have yet to encounter a confection from their case I didn’t like. These sugar cookies not only boast a whimsical exterior design but also a terrific vanilla taste and flaky texture.

  • Celebrating Mardi Gras Style

    Mardi Gras is right around the corner. We’re thinking fun and food, with some festive ideas to help you enjoy the holiday. Read more: http://www.wfsb.com/story/31165333/celebrating-mardi-gras-style#ixzz49nL4Cldh

  • Don’t Miss Out on Mardi Gras in Houston

    Mardi Gras season is here, and Three Brothers Bakery is serving up its authentic Louisiana style King Cakes, complete with colored sanding sugar and hidden sugar baby. Along with the traditional King Cake, Three Brothers will also be offering its popular decorative Mardi Gras cupcakes and petit fours.

January
  • Mardi Gras King Cake with Three Brothers Bakery

    Our very own Bobby Jucker joins KPRC’s Sofia Ojeda in the studio to talk about King Cakes for Mardi Gras.

  • National Chocolate Day at 3 Brothers Bakery

    FOX 26 News reporter Rashi Vats visits Three Brothers Bakery on National Chocolate Day.

  • Top 10 Shops for Pie in Houston

    Perhaps you’ve seen Three Brothers Bakery’s ‘Pumpecapple Piecake’ on CNN, Good Morning America or Saturday Night Live. This ‘turducken of pies’ is an 11-inch behemoth with layers of spice, chocolate and pumpkin spice cake, with apple, pecan and pumpkin pie all rolled into one.

  • The 12 Best Pie Shops in America

    Three Brothers Bakery was opened in 1949 by three Holocaust survivors, the Jucker brothers. Today, the bakery is run by the same Jucker family, who sells delicious treats like the signature gingerbread cookies and modern customized cakes to suit any occasion.

  • Three Brothers Bakery – Memorial

    Faithful followers flock to the full-service bakery for rye breads, famous challah (egg bread), biales and bagels. The spot also serves up New York-style black and white cookies, gingerbread, pastries, sinfully-sweet cakes and party trays.

  • The 12 Best Pie Shops in America

    Three Brothers Bakery was opened in 1949 by three Holocaust survivors, the Jucker brothers. Today, the bakery is run by the same Jucker family, who sells delicious treats like the signature gingerbread cookies and modern customized cakes to suit any occasion.

  • Learn the ins and outs of new age desserts

    In Houston, Three Brothers Bakery has featured its version of the piecaken since 2010. They call it the Pumpecapple. It is made of a bottom layer of apple pie baked inside a spice cake; middle layer of pecan pie baked inside a chocolate cake; and a top layer of pumpkin pie inside a spice cake.

2015

December
  • Holiday Gift Guide for Hedonists and Shedonists

    Three Brothers Bakery, located in Houston, Texas, ships their fabulous pecan pie ($23) nationwide. I’m generally not a big pecan pie fan, but this irresistible delicacy was incredibly nutty with rich bourbony notes and not too much sugar, which is the downfall of most pecan pies.

  • Say no to gift cards this year: 12 ideas for updating classic gifts

    Instead of a fruit cake, gift your loved ones a Pumpecapple Piecake. Fifth generation Houston favorite Three Brothers Bakery offers its famous triple-layered concoction that will make the room go silent in awe.

  • Fried Day: Sufganiyot from Three Brothers Bakery

    Three Brothers Bakery is offering piping hot, soft, over-stuffed, unctuous sufganiyot through the end of Hanukkah.

  • Three Brothers Bakery puts twist on classic gingerbread

    Three Brothers Bakery is known for its famous gingerbread men, serving the soft, spiced cookies year-round. This year, the bakery is incorporating its gingerbread recipe into an all-new product, the Gingerbread Pie.

  • Houston Bakery Heatmap: The Best Holiday Bakeries

    Tis the season for getting the very best of fresh baked goods for all the important occasions like leaving cookies for Santa, cakes and pies for the dessert feast, or fruitcakes for giving and sending. Three Brothers Bakery offers multiple confections, from pastry trays to wedding cakes to cookies and breads.

November
  • America’s Most Iconic Pies

    Arguably the most all-American dessert, pie takes center stage during the holiday season serving up feelings of family, celebration, home and festive occasions.

  • Holiday Gifts for Family

    Give the gift of dessert! Named the “Best Mail Order Pecan Pie America Has to Offer,” this pie is made from scratch and filled with a mound of southern pecans and delicious filling.

  • Presenting the Gingerbread Pie

    The baking team at Three Brothers Bakery seem to never stop working. Their hands are always in flour and sugar. Their heads are always thinking of the next sweet thing. And this holiday season that would be their new Gingerbread Pie.