Help Us Crown the True King of King Cakes in Mobile, Alabama

30 Jan

The baby toy tucked inside each cake is all part of the Mardi Gras tradition

Mobile, AL is the home of the original Mardi Gras in the United States. It is also home to some mighty fine restaurants. That being stated, you’d think you could find a decent king cake on practically every corner. Not so.

But I am now on a mission and I will not rest until I find the very best purple, yellow, and green sprinkled coffee cake sold in the Greater Mobile area. I’m now seeking reader recommendations, so let’s hear from you and make it snappy. The results of my not so scientific, but oh so tasty study will appear in the next issue of ALABAMA COASTING magazine (www.alabamacoasting.com).

Bakeries like Publix grocery store don’t miss a chance to cash in on the season

For more on King Cake lore, follow this link …  http://www.gumbopages.com/food/dessert/king-cake.html

UPDATE (3/1/2011): Go to http://www.alabamacoasting.com/ for our final results.

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9 Responses to “Help Us Crown the True King of King Cakes in Mobile, Alabama”

  1. ashley February 2, 2011 at 11:15 pm #

    atlanta bread company!!!!!!!!!!!

  2. William February 11, 2011 at 3:57 am #

    Pollman’s. That was easy. Now ask something hard.

  3. Trey February 22, 2011 at 3:19 pm #

    Sonja @ Delish’s Desserts makes the best King Cake this side of New Orleans

  4. Kathryn February 22, 2011 at 3:39 pm #

    Pollman’s. Hand’s down.

  5. Tom February 28, 2011 at 8:03 pm #

    Pollmans, no contest!

  6. Tammy Mason March 1, 2011 at 1:22 am #

    Voted #1 in 150 miles…..Sweetie Pies!

  7. Samantha Lewellen March 1, 2011 at 2:03 am #

    Sweetie Pies in Gulf Shores! They won the blind taste test a few years ago for best King Cake in Mobile and Baldwin County!

  8. Haley March 1, 2011 at 2:23 am #

    Sweetie Pies!!

  9. Alicia March 1, 2011 at 2:26 am #

    SWEETIE PIES!!!!!!!!! all the wayyy mmmm 🙂

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