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lemons May 30, 2011 08:31 AM

Do any bakeries have king cakes outside of Mardi Gras season? Even once in a while? In their freezers?

  1. noradeirdre Jun 2, 2011 06:10 PM

    I'm with hazelhurst!

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      collardman May 30, 2011 12:21 PM

      I did a search and there were several sites that advertised year round king cakes. Although by now the baby might be an adolescent.

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        Hungry Celeste May 30, 2011 05:33 PM

        WalMart sometimes trots out king cakes for holidays like 4th of July and Memorial Day. But why a nekkid baby Jesus still appears in those cakes is beyond me...

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          Mytah Jun 2, 2011 11:35 AM

          Theres always room for nekkid baby Jesus.

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            roro1831 Jun 2, 2011 03:55 PM

            I've said it before and I'll say it again, king cakes should only be sold from Jan 6th until Mardi Gras. Is nothing sacred anymore?????? lol

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        hazelhurst May 30, 2011 08:52 AM

        The very thought causes The Vapors....

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          lemons May 30, 2011 11:34 AM

          Here, let me fan you....can someone bring the smelling salts?

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            hazelhurst May 30, 2011 12:54 PM

            Many thanks...I think I need some crabmeat imperial to recover my strength.

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