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The Tradition of Mardi Gras King Cakes

The King Cake is believed to have originated in France around the 12th century. These early Europeans celebrated the coming of the three wise men bearing gifts twelve days after Christmas calling it the Feast of the epiphany, Twelfth Night, or King's Day.

The main part of the celebration was the baking of a King’s Cake to honor the three Kings. The cakes were made circular to portray the circular route used by the kings to get to the Christ Child, which was taken to confuse King Herod who was trying to follow the wise men so he could kill the Christ Child. In these early King Cakes a bean, pea, or coin was hidden inside the cake. The person who got the hidden piece was declared King for the day or was said to have good luck in the coming year.

In Louisiana, Twelfth Night also signifies the beginning of the carnival season which ends with Mardi Gras Day. The bean, pea and the coin have been replaced by a small plastic baby to symbolize the Christ Child. The person who gets the baby is expected to carry on the carnival festivities by hosting the next King Cake party.

Our King Cakes are baked fresh daily and filled with real fruit filling, fresh cream filling, or a combination of both. King Cakes are decorated in the traditional Mardi Gras colors; gold (for power), green (for faith) and purple (for justice).

I Got the Baby! What does it mean if you find the baby in the king cake?

The person to find the baby in their slice of King Cake gets to be "king" or "queen" for a day and is also said to have good luck. The person also is expected to carry on the carnival festivities by hosting the next King Cake party.

2021 King Cake Season

The 2021 King Cake season starts on Twelfth Night or Epiphany January 6th through Mardi Gras February 16th, 2021.

2022 King Cake Season

The 2022 King Cake season starts on Twelfth Night or Epiphany January 6th through Mardi Gras March 1st, 2022.

Annual Tradition A taste of Mardi Gras shipped nationwide.

King Cakes are our specialty, and is famous across the United States for shipping the best kingcake in town! Quality and personal service are emphasized because our customers are the reason we have continued to grow King Cake season after King Cake season!