CREAM CHEESE, PRALINE PECAN, Praline Cream Cheese, and Strawberry Cream Cheese… Is your mouth watering yet? Those are just a handful of the fillings found in fourth generation Cartozzo’s Bakery king cakes. Enjoyed locally or shipped afar, their traditional king cake continues to be a favorite year after year.
It starts with a buttery, cinnamon brioche dough baked to perfection and topped with icing and sugar. For local pick-up at The Royal Hut (only open during king cake season), you can find Apple, Bavarian Cream, Lemon, and Strawberry fillings as well.
Cartozzo’s festive Mini King cakes are available year-round. Individually wrapped and packaged, Mini Kings are just the right size for parties, parade routes and other celebrations that this time of year brings. In addition to their well-loved king cakes, Cartozzo’s bakes a lot of the French and muffuletta breads you enjoy at your favorite New Orleans restaurants and hotels.
Speaking of muffulettas, Cartozzo’s Mini Muffulettas are a tasty addition to your Carnival gatherings. Layered with Mortadella, ham, Genoa, provolone, and olive salad on a freshly backed muffuletta roll, the Mini Muffulettas are a savory complement to the many sweets of king cake season!
Cartozzo’s breads can also be shopped at a selection of local groceries andthroughout the southeast from Tennessee to Georgia. The Royal Hut is located at 111 23rd St., Kenner. 504-469- 9615. cartozzosbakery.com.