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Haydel's Cakes for Special Occasions
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Cajun Kringle®

Haydel's Legendary Cajun Kringle®
Cajun Kringle®

King Cakes

Mardi Gras King Cake Package
King Cakes

Mardi Gras Bead Dog

Meet this New Orleans favorite.
Mardi Gras Bead Dog®

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Assorted and Original Fruitcake
Fruitcakes

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Welcome to Haydel's

For over 3 generations, Guinness record-holding Haydel's Bakery has been treating discriminating New Orleanians to the finest fresh-baked cookies, cakes and pastries. Originally a small, 24-hour-a-day window service shop, the family-owned and operated business quickly grew into a local tradition with a national reputation for unparalleled quality and service.

Each year during Mardi Gras, Haydel's ships overnight thousands of fresh, delicious Mardi Gras King Cakes directly from its ovens to anywhere in the U.S. and around the world. And during the Holidays, Haydel's Cajun Kringles® bring a southern taste of the season to customers everywhere.

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From the Blog

Wedding cakePreserving the top tier of the wedding cake continues to be popular among many of today's newlyweds. The tiniest tier is gently wrapped and frozen to be enjoyed by the couple on their first anniversary. This tradition as we know it today actually grew out of once held conventional views and expectations. Stored appropriately, your big-day dessert will taste as wonderful as the day you said “I do.” For tips on successfully freezing your top tier, visit: https://haydelbakery.com/blog/freeze-your-cake-and-eat-it-too/. Topper replacementPresent-day practice stems from an earlier custom when couples saved the top tier of their wedding cake to celebrate their first child’s christening or baptism. The blessed event was assumed to take place within a year of the nuptials (talk about pressure!). As lifestyles evolved over the years, the custom transformed as well, eventually shifting to a celebratory symbol of one year of marriage. If you didn't save your top tier for one reason or another, consider having it recreated. A photo or a detailed description will suffice. If using the same bakery that made your wedding cake, it is likely they will still have a copy of your order on file within one year that can be easily referenced. There are unlimited ways to keep traditions close to the heart, yet make them your own. – M.T.

Celebrate One Year with Your Top Tier
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