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Here’s your guide to all the king cakes you can get delivered in New Orleans

To save the hassle of fighting the crowds and standing in lines, your best bet will be to order your favorite king cake and have it delivered right to your door. Here are some local bakeries that are shipping cakes, so you can easily satisfy your sweet tooth, whether you’re celebrating Mardi Gras locally, or from afar!

by Marielle Songy
February 5, 2021

It’s the best time of year: Carnival time! While things make look a little different this year, and we won’t be hitting the streets for parades, that doesn’t mean that we can’t indulge in some king cake!

King cake is traditionally enjoyed from Twelfth Night (Jan. 6) through Mardi Gras Day, and comes in a variety of flavors. To save the hassle of fighting the crowds and standing in lines, your best bet will be to order your favorite king cake and have it delivered right to your door. Here are some local bakeries that are shipping cakes, so you can easily satisfy your sweet tooth, whether you’re celebrating Mardi Gras locally, or from afar!

Adrian’s Bakery 

Adrians Bakery
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Getting there
4710 Paris Ave, New Orleans, LA 70122, USA
Hours
Mon-Fri 6:30am–6:30pm
Sat 7am–6pm
Sun 7am–3pm
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Price: $22.00
Special notes: Two-day shipping, Monday through Wednesday. Next day shipping on Thursdays. Next day shipping on Fridays will be an extra charge.

The Ambrosia Bakery

The Ambrosia Bakery
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Getting there
8546 Siegen Ln, Baton Rouge, LA 70810, USA
Hours
Mon Closed
Tue-Sat 8am–5pm
Sun 8am–2pm
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Price: $5.75-$36.95
Special notes: The Ambrosia Bakery offers their patented Zulu king cake with coconut, cream cheese and chocolate morsels, on the inside, and topped with cinnamon, sugar, chocolate and toasted coconut.

Antoine’s Bakery

Antoine's Famous Cakes
Getting there
1300 Stumpf Blvd, Gretna, LA 70053, USA
Hours
Mon-Sat 6am–6pm
Sun Closed
More Info

Price: $56-$68.50

Bittersweet Confections

Bittersweet Confections
$$$$
Getting there
725 Magazine St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Hours
Mon Closed
Tue-Sat 7:30am–2pm
Sun Closed
More Info

Price: $30 + $25 delivery

Breads on Oak

Breads On Oak
Getting there
8640 Oak St suite a, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
Hours
Mon-Tue Closed
Wed-Sun 7:30am–3pm
More Info
Breads On Oak
Getting there
222 Carondelet St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Hours
Mon-Tue Closed
Wed-Sun 8:30am–2pm
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Price: $50-$58
Special notes: King cakes are vegan and made with natural ingredients. Shipped out in large batches on Wednesday. Please have your order in by Sunday at 2:00 pm to ensure shipping the following Sunday.

Brennan’s

Brennan's
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Getting there
417 Royal St, New Orleans, LA 70130, USA
Hours
Mon 9am–2pm
Tue-Wed Closed
Thu-Sun 9am–2pm, 6–10pm
More Info

Price: $20-$24/per cake 

Bywater Bakery

Bywater Bakery
$$$$
Getting there
3624 Dauphine St, New Orleans, LA 70117, USA
Hours
Mon-Tue 8am–2pm
Wed Closed
Thu-Sun 8am–2pm
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Price: $50-$55
Special notes: Orders will be shipped Mondays through Wednesdays to ensure two-day delivery.

Caluda’s

Caluda's King Cake
Getting there
1536 River Oaks Rd W, Harahan, LA 70123, USA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am–5pm
Sat 8am–3pm
Sun Closed
More Info

Price: $45-$62

Cannata’s

Cannata's Family Market
Getting there
6307 W Park Ave, Houma, LA 70364, USA
Hours
Mon-Sun 6am–9pm
More Info
Cannata's Family Market
Getting there
Lynn Park Shopping Center, 1977 Prospect Blvd, Houma, LA 70363, USA
Hours
Mon-Sun 7am–11pm
More Info

Price: $40-$54

Cartozza’s Bakery

Cartozzo's Bakery
Getting there
111 23rd St, Kenner, LA 70062, USA
Hours
Mon-Fri 7am–5pm
Sat-Sun Closed
More Info

Price: $58
Special notes: King cakes are buy one large, get one free.

Coffee &

Coffee &
$$$$
Getting there
5024 Westbank Expy, Marrero, LA 70072, USA
Hours
Mon-Sun Open 24 hours
More Info

Price: $14-$46

Eat Fit King Cake

 

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Price: $23
Special notes: All natural, naturally sweetened and gluten free.

Gambino’s

Gambino's Bakery
$$$$
Getting there
4821 Veterans Memorial Blvd, Metairie, LA 70006, USA
Hours
Mon-Sat 9am–6pm
Sun 9am–3pm
More Info

Price: $19.50-$24.50
Special notes: Multi-packs are available at additional cost.

Haydel’s

Haydel's Bakery
$$$$
Getting there
4037 Jefferson Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
Hours
Mon Closed
Tue-Fri 7:30am–5pm
Sat 8:30am–4pm
Sun Closed
More Info

Price: $55-$59

Jay’s Bakery

 

Price: $8.61-$30.62

Joe’s Café

Joe's Cafe & Donuts
$$$$
Getting there
857 Terry Pkwy, Terrytown, LA 70056, USA
Hours
Mon-Sun 5am–8pm
More Info

Price: $17.50-$23.00
Special notes: King cakes are not shipped on weekends.

King Cake Hub

Price: varies

Little J’s Donuts

Price: $20
Special notes: Local delivery only.

Loretta’s Authentic Pralines

Price: $29-$37

Maurice’s

Maurice French Pastries
$$$$
Getting there
3501 Hessmer Ave, Metairie, LA 70002, USA
Hours
Mon-Sat 8am–6pm
Sun Closed
More Info

Price: $49-$55

Tartine

Tartine
$$$$
Getting there
7217 Perrier St, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA
Hours
Mon-Sat 8am–3pm
Sun 9am–2pm
More Info

Price: $23, local/$50-75, nationwide

Viva Las Vegan

Price: $45
Special notes: King cake is vegan, gluten-free and organic.

Marielle was born and raised in New Orleans. She thinks it's hard to grow up there and not let the culture and history of the city become part of you. Whether it be the jazz, food, of fabulous architecture, she thinks most would agree that things are a little spicer down here. You can reach her via email at [email protected]

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