Get the royal treatment with King Cake from these 9 local businesses

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Edgar's Bakery king cake and plastic baby
King Cakes at Edgar’s Bakery come with a baby on the outside. Photo via Edgar’s Bakery’s Facebook

February is a month of celebrations, including Black History Month and Mardi Gras, which falls on February 16th this year. Celebrating Carnival looks different because of Covid-19, but enjoying King Cake is still the same. Keep reading to see where you can get your King Cake in Birmingham and what other royal treats you can find, too.

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Everything BUT king cake. Check out 5 Mardi Gras-inspired treats in Birmingham

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King Cake latte
With a double shot of espresso, sanding sugar to make the festive design, and a little drizzle of caramel on top, you’ll be partying all night after this drink. Photo via Heritage Coffee’s Facebook.

Although Birmingham has several bakeries that specialize in king cakes, here are a handful of Mardi Gras–themed desserts from local bakeries that like to shake things up. From lattes to stuffed French toast, Birmingham has some king cake recipes that will surprise you.

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