January 23 2020

20-Something Reasons King Cake is King of Bayou Country Mardi Gras

 
While it’s no secret our king cake game is strong in Terrebonne Parish, one might wonder… just how strong is it? Well, loosen your built buckles and get your taste buds ready. Here’s 22 reasons to enjoy Bayou Country king cake season.
 
1. Cannata’s | 6307 W Park Ave or 1977 Prospect Blvd. Houma
Try the “People’s Choice” winner of the New Orleans King Cake Festival Snickerdoodle Gooey Butter King Cake.
 
2. Rouse’s | 4 locations in Terrebonne Parish
There’s a reason they’re baking over 500,000 of these bad boys every year.
 
3. Bertinot’s Best Bakery | 996 W Tunnel Blvd. Houma
These guys are known for their “Chix de Femme” King Cakes with their signature sweet and sticky yellow appearance.
 
4. OMG Cupcakes | 416 Corporate Dr. Houma
Known for their delicious softness and delightful fillings, you have 19 flavors available to choose from.
 
5. Mr. Ronnie’s | 1171 W Tunnel Blvd Houma
Another “People’s Choice” winner of the New Orleans King Cake Festival, try their donut king cake hybrid, a true local favorite!
 
6. Chez Cake Bakery | 1297 St. Charles St. Houma
Fresh and delicious king cakes are made daily (and other purple, green, and gold goodies you won’t want to miss).
 
7. Smoothie King | 3 locations in Terrebonne Parish
Sticking to those New Year’s resolutions? Enjoy a healthier alternative with the King Cake Gladiator Smoothie.
 
8. Daquiris & Company | 3 locations in Terrebonne Parish
Drive-thru to pick up the seasonal favorite King Cake Freeze-a delicious blend of Smirnoff Cinna-Sugar Twist Vodka and James Harbor Rum.
 
9. PJs Coffee | 1311 St. Charles St. or 1128 Grand Caillou Rd. Houma
Enjoy the delicious cinnamon and vanilla king cake flavor with the King Cake Latte or Velvet Ice.
 
10. NY Bagel | 520 Barrow St. Houma
Breakfast just doesn’t get any better than King Cake Pancakes or delicious King Cake Cream Cheese spread on a fresh bagel.
 
11. Cajun Sweets | 7942 Park Ave Houma
If you’re not in the mood to try one of their king cakes (hello, pecan praline!), then definitely get your hands on the king cake sugar cookie bars-you’re in for a treat!
 
12. Copeland’s | 1534 Martin Luther King Blvd. Houma
Say it with me now…king…cake…cheesecake… Mmmm!
 
13. Buchiki’s | 7014 Park Ave Houma
You must try their King Cake Rolls. Handheld treats that are sweet, soft, pillow-y, cinnamon sugar goodness topped with icing. Need we say more?
 
14. Brooke’s Sno World | 6493 W Main Houma
Ice cream and king cake? Don’t mind if we do. The King Cake Milkshake is the perfect handheld treat for parade watching.
 
15. Podna’s Cajun Cookin’ and Specialty Meats | 730 Corporate Dr. Houma
Perhaps one of the more unique Cajun concoctions as to be the boudin king cake. This creation feeds up to 16 people, but we won’t judge you if you don’t share.
 
16. Scarlet Scoop | 300 Barrow St. Houma
The locals know, as soon as carnival season begins, it is time to get to Scarlet Scoop for a scoop (or two or three) of their homemade King Cake Ice Cream.
 
17. Redfish Pizza | 224 South Hollywood Rd Houma
I know what you’re thinking. King cake and pizza just don’t mix. But, the team at Redfish Pizza has found a way to celebrate all things Mardi Gras with the Redfish Mardi Gras Pizza featuring chicken breast, andouille sausage, green peppers, onions, pineapple, mozzarella, pesto, and parmesan.
 
18. Cajun Critters | 6240 W Main St Houma
What better way to celebrate Mardi Gras than with themed spirits? The team at Cajun Critters is serving up a delicious King Cake White Russian this carnival season.
 
19. La Carreta | 1327 St.  Charles St. Houma
Keeping in line with delicious Mardi Gras themed spirits, La Carreta is featuring a delicious King Cake Martini. To quote the team “it’s everything you love about Mardi Gras, shaken not stirred.”
 
20. The Chill Out | 808 Grand Caillou Rd. Houma
If the thought of a ice cream sundae filled cinnamon-sugar, whipped cream, sprinkles, and slab of king cake isn’t enough for you, add a slab of cheesecake to this delicious concoction for only .50 more!
 
21. Zen | 1785 Martin Luther King Blvd. Houma
Ya’ll…they’ve got king cake fried ice cream…topped with cheesecake sauce. Enough said.
 
22. Bourgeois Meat Market | 543 W Main St. Thibodaux
Last, but certainly not least, the Bourgeois Meat Market Boudin King cake. This beauty is stuffed with their famous homemade boudin and pepper jack cheese and comes with pepper jelly dipping sauce. Bring one of these on the parade route and you’ll be the most popular person around.

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