Classic crab cake (2 OZ. / 16 CT.)

Crab cakes with generous lump crab meat

It doesn’t get any better than this! Handy’s Classic Crab Cakes feature generous lumps of sweet fresh crab meat, spices and seasonings for a traditional Maryland-style treat. All Handy crab cakes are gently hand-formed for a true homemade experience. 

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UPC: 073994430405
Item Number: 3043030

  • Made with fresh crab meat from steamed crabs - Meat has better texture and flavor.
  • Fresh crab meat is black light inspected - Shell fragments are virtually non-existent.
  • Handmade for that back-of-the-house appearance.
  • Portion control for consistent plate coverage and predictable food cost.
  • Cryogenically frozen for better texture, appearance and fresh flavor.
  • Ready to cook - No preparation.

The Classic Crab Cakes contained in this package are uncooked and should be cooked until heated through to an internal temperature of 160°F.  Depending on the number of portions prepared and equipment variances, cooking times may require adjustment.


Cook in 2 tbsp. of oil on medium heat.  Turn cakes over once during cooking.

  • 5 minutes from thawed
  • Cooking from frozen not recommended


Preheat oven. Spray or coat pan with oil.  Place pan on rack in middle of oven.  Turn cakes over once during cooking.  For convection ovens, reduce cooking time by approximately 1/3.       

  • 400°F for 14 minutes from thawed
  • 375°F for 20 minutes from frozen

*For Convection ovens, reduce the cooking time by approximately 1/3. 

DEEP FRY        

Heat oil to 350°F.     

  • 2 minutes from thawed
  • Cooking from frozen not recommended

If thawing cakes, thaw under refrigeration or in microwave for 45 seconds on high.

Note: When preparing our crab cakes, we hand-inspect all crab meat to remove particles of shell.  Despite our close inspection, small particles may occasionally be missed, and it may be possible to find some pieces of shell.


crab meat, mayonnaise (soybean oil, egg and egg yolk, water, sugar, vinegar, salt, mustard powder, acetic acid, xanthan gum), bread crumbs (unbleached wheat flour, salt, yeast), egg, lemon juice, mustard (distilled vinegar, water, no. 1 grade mustard seed, salt, turmeric, paprika, spices, natural flavor, garlic powder), seasoning (celery salt [salt, celery seed], spices [including red pepper and black pepper], paprika), sugar, onion powder, garlic powder, salt, worcestershire sauce (distilled vinegar, molasses, corn syrup, water, salt, caramel color, sugar, spices, anchovies, natural flavor [contains soy], tamarind), black pepper, parsley contains: crab, fish (anchovies), wheat, soy and eggs