6 places you can get king cake in Huntsville right now

King cakes
How tempting do these look? (Emily Phillips / Hville Blast)

Mardi Gras season is in full swing, and it may have some Huntsville locals searching for a taste of New Orleans.

Luckily, there are plenty of spots around town where you can get your hands on an authentic, New Orleans-style king cake. Here’s what we found:

1. Edgar’s

large king cake

You may know Edgar’s for their infamous strawberry cake, but did you know they offer authentic, New Orleans-style king cakes during the Mardi Gras season? Choose from classic cream cheese filling, strawberry, or pecan praline.

Sizes available include:

  • full-size pecan, cream cheese or strawberry filled: $35
  • full-size traditional (no filling): $30
  • mini: $17
  • single slice: $4.25

How to order: Visit Edgar’s Bakery online to schedule a pickup or delivery, or just head into either Edgar’s location and pick up your king cake, complete with complementary Mardi Gras beads.

Village of Providence location: 472 Providence Main St NW #100, Huntsville, AL 35806

South Huntsville location: 2004 Airport Rd SW, Huntsville, AL 35801

2. The Camp at MidCity

stack of Manny Randazzo king cakes at The Camp
Manny Randazzo’s NOLA king cakes are a hit. (The Camp on Facebook)

King cake purists, look no further than The Camp at MidCity for Manny Randazzo’s authentic NOLA king cakes. Pickups are available every Friday from January 21 through February 25, provided you make a reservation by midnight the Wednesday before.

Here are the cake details:

  • medium-size cakes (large enough for 20-24 2″ slices)
  • cream cheese filled: $60
  • traditional: $50

How to order: Follow the directions online to reserve your cake.

Location: 5909 University Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35805

3. Mason Dixon Bakery & Bistro

Mason Dixon king cake

What’s so special about the king cakes from Mason Dixon Bakery & Bistro? They’re entirely gluten free! Mason Dixon is an entirely gluten-free restaurant and bakery serving Huntsville locals who want to enjoy baked goods without the wheat.

How to order: King cakes aren’t listed on the bakery’s website, but you can give the store a call at 256.213.7545.

Location: 2358 Whitesburg Dr, Huntsville, AL 35801

4. The Moon Bakeshop

Moon Bakeshop King Cake
(Moon Bakeshop on Facebook)

The only bad thing about Moon Bakeshop’s king cakes is that you’ll have to wait until after Valentine’s Day to get them this year. But, there’s nothing better than having something to look forward to—especially if that something is cream cheese-filled.

How to order: Order online or call the shop at 256.270.8435. King cakes will be $30.

Location: 201 Jefferson St N Suite B, Huntsville, AL 35801

5. Peggy Ann Bakery

Peggy Ann Bakery king cake
(Peggy Ann Bakery on Facebook)

Peggy Ann Bakery has been serving Huntsville for nearly 70 years now. For $28.99, you’ll be able to score a king cake from this Huntsville institution this year.

How to order: Call the bakery at 256.536.8541 or order online.

Location: 831 Regal Dr SW, Huntsville, AL 35801

6. The Dessert Fork

King cake from The Dessert Fork
(The Dessert Fork on Facebook)

This Madison bakery is offering king cakes for $29. If you plan on ordering ahead, just make sure to give the shop 48-72 hours notice.

How to order: Order ahead online or walk in and pick up—to check availability, call the store at 256.970.4979.

Location: 107 Brookridge Dr Suite E2, Madison, AL 35758

Where is your favorite spot to get king cake in Huntsville? Let us know on Facebook and Instagram.

Emily Phillips
Emily Phillips
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