Where to get your king cake fix in DeSoto County

23 Jan / 2024
Updated Jan. 2024

DeSoto County, Mississippi, is home to several local bakeries helping you celebrate Mardi Gras in the most delicious way possible. 

  • s466251806434165860_p37_i1_w3054.jpegThe Cake Lady Bakery in Southaven offers a half sheet king cake, which feeds about 25 people, and a 10-inch round that feeds a dozen folks. Each cake is filled with traditional cinnamon butter but other alternatives include cream cheese, Bavarian cream, chocolate, lemon, apple and cherry. Take note that the half sheet king cake requires one business day to prepare.

  • The Baker’s Corner in Hernando has gluten-free king cake cookies available this year. This treat has everything you love about king cake, but in cookie form – light cinnamon flavor and brown sugar goodness.

  • 420970592_18007978700217440_6914731467417305359_n.jpgSouthaven's DeSoto Snow & Creamery is taking preorders for king cakes and selling the delicious goodness by the slice in various flavors. They also have King Cake and Praline King Cake Ice Cream for you to enjoy.

  • Gambino’s World Famous King Cakes are available at Beans & Leaves! They will sell out quickly, so preorder yours here.

  • Olive Branch’s Old Towne Bakery king cakes can be filled with just about any flavor you desire – cream cheese, strawberry, blueberry, praline, raspberry and Bavarian cream. If you prefer a traditional cinnamon king cake, they have that, too. Place your order a week before your desired pickup date through Facebook Messenger, by phone or email.

  • Mr. Donut in Horn Lake has made-to-order king cakes available. Have your choice of filling included for $30 or go without for $25. 

Show these DeSoto County bakeries some love and give yourself a taste of New Orleans during Mardi Gras. You won’t regret it!