930 Tchoupitoulas St., (504) 588-7675
The Elvis king cake is filled with peanut butter, banana and house-cured bacon and topped with marshmallow and traditional Mardi Gras decoration. A small pink pig replaces the baby. Available by slice or whole cake when ordered in advance.
Debbie Does Doberge
Twelve Mile Limit, 500 S. Telemachus St., (504) 606-8392
During Carnival season, order a king cake-flavored doberge cake with eight layers of pudding and cream cheese inside with buttercream and poured fondant on the outside. Pudding flavors include cream cheese, lemon, blackberry, blueberry and strawberry.
123 Baronne St., (504) 648-6020
The cake is filled with salted caramel, bananas, roasted pecans, mascarpone cheese and caramel latte and covered in praline glaze. A small bean replaces the hidden baby. Available by the slice or whole cake.
Maurice French Pastries
3501 Hessmer Ave., Metairie, (504) 885-1526
The Bourbon Street features chocolate custard flavored with bourbon, toasted pecans and Chantilly cream.
3025 Magazine St., (504) 520-8311; Lakeside Shopping Center, 3301 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Metairie, (504) 834-2277
Chef Tariq Hanna crafts king cakes with handmade Danish dough, sweet cream cheese filling, light sugar glaze and glitter on top.