Ah, The king cake, that oh-so-delicious traditional Gulf Coast Carnival pastry. Braided, ring-shaped cake laced with cinnamon, covered in icing and purple, green and gold sugar, with a plastic baby hidden inside. Or, wait... That's a king cake, right? There's definitely a split between traditionalists and their humble brioche, and the crazy kids and their dang king cakes stuffed with banana, peanut butter, bacon, and marshmallow these day. Whatever camp you're in, Eater presents
This week we welcome five new additions to our sweetest Carnival map, Where to Get King Cake for Purists and Progressives. Coming onto the list this week are Hi-Do Bakery, Ralph's on the Park, La Divina, Shake Sugary, and The Sweet Life.
Still don't see your favorite on the list? Tell us why it deserves to be on the map in the comments section or send us an email, and we'll update the map all Carnival long.Read More