Here’s where to get your King Cake fix in Birmingham!

It’s officially King Cake season! The King Cake ‘season’ traditionally starts on January 6th in honor of Epiphany. New Orleans Residents host parties centered around the King Cake from Epiphany to Mardi Gras. It is said that if King Cake is eaten outside of the season, it can bring bad luck and rain on the day of the Mardi Gras Celebration. Wondering where in Birmingham you can pick up your very own bit of tasty goodness? Here are some options, just make sure you eat them before March 1st so you don’t bring bad luck to Fat Tuesday!

Hero Doughnuts

Pre-order your king cake in stores or by phone today!
Railroad park (205)558-8011
Homewood (205)623-1017

Savages Bakery

Made fresh daily and still available for special order pick-up {or shipping}. Made sweeter with a choice of cream cheese or cinnamon. Available in two sizes . . . small & large. Limited quantities available in-store.


Edgars Bakery

Award winning king cakes are NOW AVAILABLE at all locations. Stop by your nearest location to grab yours today or order online at:

Homewood Gourmet

The circular cakes are shaped to represent a crown and decorated with colored sugar—green, gold, and purple which symbolize faith, power, and justice.
Our tradition is to use a pecan half as a token. Per tradition, whoever gets the token has to host the next King Cake party or bring a King Cake to the next party.
Pick yours up today! It’s always best to call ahead to make sure we have one fresh for you though. (205) 871-1620.
King Cake (serves 12-16) $30
Cream Cheese Filled Cakes (serves 12-16) $35

You can also find King Cakes at Publix in their bakery. For something else fun and different, check out The Heavenly Donut Company and their King Cake Donuts. Available for pre-order or in the case, beginning February 15th!

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