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 made a splashy Carnival debut at 4800 Canal St, in Mid-City, New Orleans (at the Mystere Mansion, home of the Mortuary Haunted House) with over 35 varieties of your favorite king cakes from Gambino's, Hi Do, Bywater Bakery, Cannata's, Caludas, NOCCA, District DSB, Sugar Love Bakery, and Girls Gone Vegan, plus we were proud to be the exclusive home of the brand-new super-yummy Epiphany King Cake which we developed in conjunction with Gambino's! (Scroll down to see what fans are saying about Epiphany.)
In 2020, we're back at the Mystere Mansion beginning with our Carnival Kickoff on 1/6/20 and over 50 varieties of King Cakes including several exclusive to the King Cake Hub! All of our 2019 bakeries are returning, plus we'll be debuting the new Dragon Claw which will be the talk of 2020 plus a new Epiphany flavor, a companion to last year's top seller! Pus, additional bakeries and more flavors! Watch for the complete lineup coming soon!
Introducing KCH365: Shopping Available Year-Round!
Carnival's over, so we're taking a hiatus until 1/6/20. See you then for our Carnival Kickoff! But, we recognize that there are some of you who need to feel like it's Mardi Gras year-round. So just for you, we're introducing the KCH365 Collection with products from some of our bakeries that offer year-round King Cake shipping plus we have Mardi Gras and Black & Gold beads from Bayou Throws (hand-made in New Orleans and 100% recyclable!) plus it's the chance to get the early bird price of our King Cake Coterie- it's the ultimate King Cake of the Week club and the perfect gift for Carnival lovers. Order today before it sells out!
Two months until Carnival season! Check out this video for a sneak preview of some brand new cakes for 2020! Be sure to subscribe to our new YouTube Channel for updates!
"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.
Our Epiphany King Cake Returns in 2020!
We knew we had a hit with our Epiphany King Cake when we sold out on the first day of release. 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.
Epiphany returns next Carnival- watch this space for when you can pre-order!
We're so thrilled for our friends at Cannata's, first place winners of the People's Choice award at this year's King Cake Festival! Thousands were on hand at Champions Square to sample king cakes from all over including Cannata's offerings of Gooey Butter Snickerdoodle and Berry Doodle. King Cake Hub is the only place in New Orleans to get a Cannata's King Cake- and they'll be back with us in 2020. Taste for yourself why they were the big winners!
We had a great time at our Carnival Kickoff as we launched the Carnival season and the King Cake Hub with Benny Grunch and the Bunch, Panorama Jazz Band, 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 join us for our 2020 Carnival Kickoff coming up January 6, 2020 from 8-10am!
Our Launch and Carnival Kickoff, 1/6/19!
King Cake Hub Lunch & Learns!
Throughout the Carnival season we'll be hosting weekly King Cake Lunch & Learns meeting the folks behind the scenes of Carnival and those who help bring us the magic of Mardi Gras! Join us on Tuesdays from 12-1pm. Lunches will be available for pre-order from area restaurants and of course there will be king cake!
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