If you don’t feel like tackling an afternoon of dough making and baking to prepare your own Homemade King Cake, there’s still time to order a King Cake and have it shipped to your door! I’ve ordered some King Cakes over the years, and spoken to the locals, and I’ve found the best places in and around New Orleans that ship King Cakes! It can’t get any easier to have your own King Cake than that!
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Most of the famous bakeries in New Orleans and the surrounding area ship King Cakes overnight (some of them year round!), so you can experience the real thing right in the comfort of your own kitchen. They even ship them with authentic Mardi Gras beads and coins to get your Mardi Gras party decor started!
Best Mardi Gras King Cakes Made Easy
Paul’s Pastry Shop is home to one of the “must try” king cakes. You can choose between a ton of different fillings and specialty fillings:
Manny Randazzo’s has been making their king cakes since 1965, and that’s the ONLY thing they make in their bakery. They ship king cakes year round:
Hayden’s king cake is a local favorite, and they also ship year-round in a variety of colors/decorations to match major holidays:
And finally a local favorite (and mine!) is Maurice French Pastries. We ordered one to try (in the Praline Cream Cheese variety), and it was really good!
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