The best King Cakes from New Orleans and Southeast Louisiana
No Long Drives, No Lines, No Hassle! Just your favorite king cakes.
King Cake Hub returns January 6, 2021! Our third season will be back at 4800 Canal St, in Mid-City, New Orleans (at the Mystere Mansion, home of the Mortuary Haunted House) featuring over 50 varieties of your favorite king cakes from Gambino's, Hi Do, Bywater Bakery, Cannata's, Caludas, NOCCA, District DSB, Sugar Love Bakery, Zuppardo's, Caywood and Randazzo's, plus new flavors of the super-yummy Epiphany King Cake and the return of Dragon Claw! Plus, we welcome Gracious Bakery as a brand-new bakery partner and are so excited about a new collaboration between NOCCA and Steve Himelfarb of Cake Cafe!
King Cake Hub returns January 6, 2021 with new varieties, more exclusive king cakes and much more! Watch this space for more details and peruse our KCH365 Collection if you need your cake fix now!
Three Months to Carnival 2021! Owner Will Samuels gives an update on a new bakery partner, a new King Cake collaboration, "Quarnival" and much more! Be sure to subscribe to our YouTube Channel for updates!
The 2020 King Cake lineup!
Nutella Epiphany joins the daily lineup for 2021!
We knew we had a hit with our Epiphany King Cake when we sold out on the first day of release in 2019 and it has gotten even more popular with the release of last year's Cream Cheese and Praline flavors. In 2021, Nutella Epiphany joins the daily lineup! We are so proud of our collaboration with Gambino's Bakery and pleased and thankful by the response!
“Bought one on Monday and it’s perfect!!” –Angela S.
“It is fabulous! Took one to Dallas for a wedding shower this past weekend. I haven’t eaten that many carbs in about 3 months, BUT IT WAS WORTH IT!!!!” –Victoria M.
“So far it’s our hands down favorite this year!” –Deborah V.
“My kids said it’s the best king cake!” –Erin F.
“It is delicious!!!” –Penny W.
“It’s really good” –Mark S.
“Looks delicious” –Anthony W.
“Making me hungry!” –Diann G.
“Got ours yesterday before the game!!” –James H.
“We picked up our Epiphany cake. It was very good. Will be back for a Hi-Do, those are so yummy!” –Miliss C.
“Are the Epiphany King Cakes still available?!?!” –Krystal J.
“Epiphany king cakes are the best!!” –Mindy W.
"Y'all are doing the lord's work" and other King Cake Hub Testimonials
“Ahhh! [They have] the one I’ve been waiting for!” – Rachel S.
“If you were wondering what The Mortuary was during carnival season… Yummy king cakes!!!!” –Anne H.
“We picked up our Epiphany cake. It was very good. Will be back for a Hi-Do, those are so yummy!” –Miles C.
“Picked our Hi-Do king cake up today. It is DIVINE!! Thanks and glad to have you in Mid City!” –Heather E.
“Wow! I can’t wait to come down and celebrate. Love the pics.” –Tammy H.
“I’d love to visit and take home lots of king cakes!” –Christina P.
“Awesomeness!!!” –Julie C.
“I’m excited!” –Gail H.
“I will be back!!!” –Rachel S.
“Great idea- one stop place.” –L. Wilson
“So unbelievably excited about this!!” –NOLA Cutting Boards
“The gluten-free community thanks you!” –Rebecca F.
(On little girl photo) “Best little sales lady I’ve ever met! She’s adorable – and so very knowledgeable of her King Cakes!” –Maria B.
“These are delicious!” –Suzanne K.
“Got dat! Thanks!!” –Dionne D.
“Their king cakes are soo good! Go get one!” –Molly M.
“Following this page right now!” –Sheena D.
“Y’all are doing the lord’s work.” –Leslie H.
“Perfect for breakfast” –Anya U.
“I needed this in my life!” –Beyond Bourbon Street
“Had one of these from the Hub last week and was very impressed. Current favorite actually.” –Kevin T.
“I bought 2 of these cakes over the weekend (1 cream cheese and 1 bavarian) and they are both demolished!! Excellent king cake!!” –Mindy P.
“Thanks for your help today… y’all are awesome!” –Meredith N.
“Wait. What?! That looks amazing!!!! I’m so happy y’all taught me about Chantilly cake!!!!” –Melissa M
“Can’t wait to get to NOLA and go king cake shopping!!!” –Chris H.
“Love our two from NOCC’s Culinary!” –CBD Oil by Serenity Day Spa and Gifts
“That looks amazing!!” –Tara B.
“Jeeeezusss!!!! (hand praise emoji)” –NOLA Cuisine and Cocktail
“I want!” –Brian P.
“Look at this beauty!” –Christi A.
“How to put everything you love into the thing you love most—Cake!” –King Cake Baby
“O.M.G” –Carmen C.
“Awesomeness.” –Noel E.
“Do we want this? I think the answer is yes!!” –Lindsay P.
“Pretty tasty!” –Kathryn M.
“OMG what! I want this waiting for me!” –Michelle L.
“Had my first Hi-Do cake this weekend. It was SO good!!” –Angi V.
“Just picked one up, can’t wait to try it!” –Dianne G.
“This is so damn smart!” –Way M.
"Thank you for what you do!” –Bushwick Booze
“Everyone LOVED all the cakes! Love you guys.” –Ariana G.
“So glad you were there! I loved the selection and the ease of getting a king cake at your shop. I hope you do it again next year!” –Anita M.
“Great selection. We even got a free Mardi Gras CD!”
“I’m gonna miss this place!!” –Lauren V.
“Great doing business with you this year, loved the selections! See ya next year!” –Nyrie C.
“I absolutely loved doing business with y’all. Thank you so much for offering so many different varieties. Will definitely be back next year.” –JL A.
“Love this! My husband just got a cream cheese Hi-Do from you this morning!” –Joey Y.
“I heard Ian McNulty talking about this on WWNO Thursday morning! I have to try it!” –Tara B.
“My husband brought me a king cake home for V-day and one each week for the last 3 weeks.. Best king cake ever!” –Beth F.
“Delicious!” –Shannon G.
“So delicious!” –Anita M.
“Looks amazing!” –Tara B.
“So this is where that lemon berry one is from! OMG!” –Samantha G.
Carnival Kickoff and Countdown to Carnival!
Our 2021 Carnival Kickoff may be a bit different. Hopefully we'll be all together on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, and we may be virtual (with a Zoom room Carnival decorating contest) but either way we'll celebrate the launch of the Carnival season with Benny Grunch and the Bunch, Professor Carl Nivale, and Grand Marshal Marty Graw (pictured at right) cutting the first piece of King Cake! Check out this great video from Nola.com and stay tuned for details about our Carnival Kickoff coming up January 6, 2021 from 8-10am!
We'll get a jump on things with our Countdown to Carnival Kickoff at the New Orleans Jazz Museum on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 5-6pm featuring jazz legend Wendell Brunious in concert! Stay tuned for more details.
King Cake Hub Lunch & Learns!
Throughout the 2020 Carnival season we hosted weekly King Cake Lunch & Learns meeting the folks behind the scenes of Carnival and those who help bring us the magic of Mardi Gras! Here's what we did in 2020 and stay tuned for next year's lineup!
1/7/20: Live recording of The Purse Chronicles podcast
1/14/20: King Cake wine pairing with Brian Perkins
1/21/20: Poppy Tooker's Drag Queen Brunch book signing
1/28/20: The Professor Carl Nivale Show
2/4/20: Live recording of Beyond Bourbon St podcast with host Mark Bologna and special guest Peggy Scott Laborde!
2/11/20: Laura Cayouette's Carnival Marathon
2/18/20: Last-Minute Costume Decorating Ideas with Grand Marshal Marty Graw and NOLA Craft Culture.
Click on our Lunch & Learn Calendar for more info!
King Cake Hub's Carnival Insider
King Cake Hub at the Mystere Mansion!
4800 Canal St
New Orleans, LA 70119
Mon - Sun, 8am - 6pm (or earlier if we sell out)
Open January 6 through Lundi Gras (Closed Mardi Gras)
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King Cake goodies all from the @kingcakehub!! Blueberry cheesecake king cake from @caludaskingcake and king cake bites and king cake on a stick from sugarlovescake! Seriously this place is the best place to go to get king cake...huge selection to choose from!!! Yum!!! #poshdbyemily #kingcake #yums #fancykingcake #carnival #localbusiness
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Anyone getting hungry? These are four different king cakes from King Cake Hub which pair perfectly with our four different crawfish Mardi Gras Rugbys! #mouthwatering #rugbyandkingcake #purplegreengold #kingcakehub #snickerdoodlekingcake #canolikingcake #bywaterkingcake #epipfanykingcake #cannatas #bywaterbakery