King cake for all!

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Published on: January 26th, 2021

This Mardi Gras season is even more king cake-filled than usual. We've got you covered! Get one from your favorite New Orleans bakery, or try any of these recipes at home.


Here's variety of King Cake recipes:

King Cake with cream cheese cinnamon filling

King Cake Cochon-style

Galette des Rois (French-Style King Cake)

Southern Living's traditional King Cake


It's also possible to King Cake-ize other foods, as these recipes demonstrate.

King Cake pancakes

King Cake bread pudding

King Cake cupcakes


If you're more into instant gratification, or you're kitchen-challenged and looking to buy a King Cake, check out one of these guides:'s annual King Cake guide

Louisana Cookin's guide

If you'd like to combine your King Cake experience with another carnival tradition, the imbibing of adult beverges, you're in luck. It turns out there' a surprising world of King Cake coctails out there.

WWOZ's Bill DeTurk's has an original King Cake cocktail recipe

Mardi Gras Jello shots

More King Cake cocktails

Finally, if you like to wear your king cake (and we're not talking about sloppy eaters), many local businesses carry king cake apparel or accessories. WWOZ members get 10% off, in-store, at Dirty Coast and Fleurty Girl.

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