7 St. Louis Bakeries Offering King Cake and Other Mardi Gras Desserts
|Desserts at Pint Size Bakery.|
Pint Size Bakery is offering a different take on king cake: galette des rois, a French version of the king cake made of flaky puff pastry layers with a dense center of frangipane, a filling made of (or flavored like) almonds. Pint Size's treats are individually sized and available this weekend and next week on Fat Tuesday (February 12).
The Sweet Divine (4521 South Kingshighway; 636)-942-2900)
South city bakeshop the Sweet Divine has created a new king cake cupcake for Mardi Gras revelers, as well as a vanilla ecstasy cupcake it bills as "Mardi Gras-style," French macaroons, Fleur de Lis sugar cookies and more.
The Cakery (1420 Tamm Avenue; 314-647-6000)
Though it's not baking king cakes, south city bakery the Cakery is offering custom-made, Mardi Gras-themed sweets including mask, bead and confetti decorated cookies, cakes and cupcakes for its guests.
Missouri Baking Company (2027 Edwards Street; 314-773-6566)
In addition to its normal offerings of bread, cookies, pies, beignets, baklava, tiramisu, danishes, muffins, cuccidati and more, Missouri Baking Company located in the Hill neighborhood has a few Mardi Gras specials this month, too. The bakery is making king cakes, which go for $8.50 a pop, and iced Mardi Gras-themed sugar cookies ($2.25).
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