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Feb 16, 2009 12:49 PM

King Cake Help

I was in New Orleans probably 10 years ago just after Mardi Gras. We went to a Mardi Gras museum (I think it might have been Mardi Gras World?) and they served us king cake. I can't for the life of me remember who the baker was, but it was a moist cake and it had an actual cinnamon filling in it, not just cinnamon flavored dough.

I'd like to order the same cake, or a similar style, but I can't tell from looking online which cakes have an actual cinnamon FILLING and which just have cinnamon dough. I am envisioning a king cake that is very similar to a swirled cinnamon coffee cake in taste and filling.

Does anyone know where I could find a king cake like this to order for delivery (I live a few thousand miles from New Orleans these days.)

Thanks so much! You'll be helping to revive some family nostalgia!

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  1. My favorite is Gambino's Bakery King Cakes.

    1. We were just at mardi Gras World and they did serve King Cake. Why not call them and ask where they get there cakes,

      1. Any of the following ship, Randazzo's, Gambino's, Sucre, Haydel's etc. check the New Orleans board and search for King Cake, there are many threads debating on who has the best.

        If you google New Orleans king cakes, a large list of New Orleans vendors pops up that all ship