Best King Cakes

A Guide to the best King Cakes in New Orleans!

Whether you are a local seeking a larger selection of king cake offerings or want a king cake delivered to your out-of-town friends, is your source for the best King Cakes in the New Orleans area.

Who’s got the Baby? Check out the history behind the King Cake as well as a recipe to make your own, or just review the New Orleans area bakeries below.


Our local favorite New Orleans King Cake Bakeries

Cannata's King Cakes

Cannata's King Cakes

Cannata's King Cakes »

Cannata's world-famous King Cakes offer 60 fabulous flavors such as Apple Cinnamon Pecan, Strawberry Cream Cheese, King Creole Praline and many more! Every Cannata’s King Cake is made from scratch the old fashioned way.


Gambino’s Bakery

After opening its doors over sixty years ago, Gambino’s Bakery has become a tradition, not only in New Orleans, but around the world. Mardi Gras wouldn’t be Mardi Gras without a Gambino’s King Cake.


Haydel’s Bakery

For over 3 generations, famous Haydel’s Bakery has been treating discriminating New Orleanians to the finest fresh-baked cookies, cakes and pastries. Each year during Mardi Gras, Haydel’s ships overnight thousands of fresh, delicious Mardi Gras King Cakes directly from its ovens to anywhere in the U.S. and around the world.


Frances’ Bakery

So, you can’t make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras? Don’t worry, you won’t have to miss the party. Let Frances’ Bakery send the party to you! You can choose your favorite King Cake and Frances’ will send you beads, a Mardi Gras cup, and CDM coffee overnight so you can do it right. There are no different packages to choose from. Every deluxe king cake package comes with all the trimmings.


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