The creation of “King Cakes” began in 12th century France when a cake was baked on the eve of Jan. 6 with a small token hidden inside. Whoever got the token in his or her slice became the royalty of the night.
|Keller's traditional king cake|
|Meche's King Cake|
|Little Big Cup Mini King Cakes|
|Freetown Fries King Cake Fry|
Gambino’s Bakery, 3802 Johnston, (337) 406-9066, www.gambinos.com
Great Harvest Bread Co., 854A Kaliste Saloom Road, (337) 236-8966, www.greatharvestofacadiana.com
Keller’s Bakery, 1012 Jefferson St., (337) 235-1568, www.kellersbakery.net
Little Big Cup, 149 Fuselier Road, Arnaudville, (337) 754-7147
Meche’s Donut King, 402 Guilbeau Road, (337) 981-4918, and other locations
Poupart’s, 1902 W. Pinhook Road, (337) 232-7921, www.poupartsbakery.com
Sophi P. Cakes, 3209 Johnston St., (337) 456-5582, www.sophipcakes.com
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