Laissez bon temps rouler! The Mardi Gras season is coming up, and with the holiday falling early this year on February 16th we’re on the hunt for where to find the most delicious King Cake in Huntsville and the surrounding areas. As always, we prefer to shop local, especially when it comes to supporting small business owners right here in the Rocket City!
Huntsville Bakeries Selling King Cake in 2021
Mason Dixon Bakery & Bistro
256-213-7545 | View Website
This locally owned bakery is taking orders now and can even ship them to you this year! Known for their delicious treats for all dietary needs, they have both a traditional (gluten-free of course) and dairy free option! Each cake serves 12, and price ranges from $35-40. Order by Saturday February 13.
Peggy Ann Bakery
256-536-8541 | View Website
A Huntsville staple since 1953, Peggy Ann’s is taking King Cake phone orders now. The sooner you place yours, the better!
The Moon Bakeshop
256-270-8435 | Order online
We called and verified this beloved downtown small-batch bakery will be providing these tasty Mardi Gras treats this year. The best way to nab one of their elusive seasonal treats is to keep an eye on their Facebook Page.Cakes will have a hint of orange zest, rolled with a fruit jam filling, and topped with a cream cheese icing. $30 for a 9” cake that feeds 8-12.
256-701-2317 | Order via Facebook
This local mom & professional baker makes King Cakes year-round! They are the size of a half sheet pan and come in a variety of fillings: praline, cream cheese, fruit, or traditional cinnamon.
Good Company Cafe
256-881-0044 | Order online
This south Huntsville bakery will have mini king cakes in house through out the Carnival Season! In the cafe, if you purchase a mini and find a baby in it, you can get 10%, off a large king cake. Minis come in cinnamon only. Their large cream cheese and pecan praline king cakes are available for online ordering. Please remember they are a small batch kitchen, so we limit four minis to be purchased in-house at a time.
Hamley Bake Shoppe
256-693-7595 | View Website
This small bakery is also locally owned and located in Meridianville. They are debuting their King Cakes the last week of January – just keep an eye on their Facebook Page for when they are available to purchase.
Edgar’s Bakery, Huntsville
USA Today calls this King Cake one of the best in the country. They run from $15-35 in flavors of pecan or cream cheese. Mini King Cakes are also available. Walk-in and reserved orders can be picked up at the Airport Road or Providence locations in Huntsville.
Po Boy Factory
256-539-3616 | View Website
If you’re looking for an authentic experience, this Cajun restaurant in Five Point Huntsville orders their King Cake directly from Paul’s Pastry Shop, home of the world-famous cream cheese King Cake. No pre-ordering here though… The only way to get one of these is to come by the restaurant after February 2nd, 2021 – they are first come, first served and when they’re gone, they’re gone!
The Dessert Fork
256-970-4979 | View Website
This Madison dessert cafe is accepting pre-orders for their made-from-scratch King Cake. Place your order by phone and note that 72 hours notice is preferred.
Local Grocery Stores
According to our very non-scientific poll on Facebook, many of you recommend King Cakes from bakeries at Costco, Publix, Kroger, and Fresh Market too!
Did we miss your favorite place to indulge in King Cake? Leave us a comment and let us know so we can add it to our list!
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