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Cakes for a King or Queen

By Mikayla Faulkner

If you are crossing items off your list for Mardi Gras season, but can’t seem to find anywhere that sells King Cakes, take a look at these delicious options that are sure to please!

Located in the heart of Flowood, Sugar Magnolia Bakery bakes and packages fresh King

Cakes daily.

Elizabeth Arnold owns the bakery and credits her grandmother Mary, or “Pearl”,

for her succulent recipes. Customers and employees alike have affirmed how warm and welcoming Arnold make the shop. The love and care put into the recipes are relished in every


You can order an assortment of flavors from creams to fillings that will all satisfy your sweet tooth. Choices include but are not limited to Triple Berry, Peach, Fudge and Bavarian

Cream. This gem can be found on Lakeland Drive next to Cerami’s Italian Restaurant.

Let’s say that you don’t have a sweet tooth, but still want to get into the Mardi Gras spirit. Broad Street Bakery and Café is the place for you. Now serving Savory Crawfish Jalapeno Cheddar King Cake, you’ll be sure to enjoy the holiday season while also enjoying a King Cake you like.

Cheesy, sharp cheddar with a spicy bite of jalapeno and juicy crawfish is the perfect combo for you. If you are wanting to test the waters, try their Mardi Gras iced sugar cookie. For those more traditional king cake lovers, you can still get your beloved king cake as well in a variety of flavors. They are located at I-55 North on Frontage Road by Lemuria Bookstore.

For those who may want a more intimate cake, or need a variety of di􀀁fferent cake flavors, check out The Cakery in Oxford. The sizes include mini, medium, and large, with di􀀁fferent fillings and toppings. With the option to mix and match di􀀁fferent king cakes, they are perfect to bring to a potluck, party, or simply to enjoy in the comfort of your own home.

Never tried king cake and want just a taste? Try their king cake roll-ups! At about the size of an éclair, the little piece of heaven will have you wanting more! King cakes are made to order only so make sure you call in your perfect cake to take home and devour!

Argentinian sisters Alejandra Mamud and Cristina Lazzari came to Mississippi to follow their dream of organic farming. After gaining experience working in pastry shops throughout Europe, they opened La Brioche in Jackson to share their culture through food. Since 2014, La Brioche has been known for serving decadent dulce de leche, melt-in-your-mouth macaroons, and now creative king cakes.

The cakes come as a perfectly soft handheld treat with delicious icing and Mardi Gras sugar on top. Located in the District at Eastover, the warm and relaxing atmosphere is perfect for date night.

If you are more of an online shopper, try Paul’s Pastry Shop in Picayune. You can customize flavorful fillings and toppings on their website. The best part is that the glaze, sugars and beads come packaged separately in the box for you to decorate it exactly how you like. You can choose from raspberry and amaretto flavorings as well as candied almonds and toasted coconut flake toppings. It’s a great option to spend time with your friends and family while enjoying a southern tradition.

While you are probably ready to dig into your creation, be careful or you might bite the baby!

With over 15 years of experience in business, and over 50 years of combined employee experience, Melissa’s Bakery of Gulfport, is a wonderful spot to grab a succulent and sweet king cake! You can choose from Bavarian cream, strawberry cream cheese, and boudin king cake, oh my! Their beautiful cakes will make you fall in love at first sight! Visit their Facebook to peruse their beautiful pictures.

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