Haydelicious Blog

NOLA’s 10 Best Foodie Instagram Feeds

Posted by Haydel's Bakery on Nov 6th 2017

In New Orleans, chefs are celebrities and restaurants are landmarks – even the ones that haven’t been there for over a decade. Keeping up with the new restaurants and food trucks and chefs an … read more

Top Wedding Cake Trends

Posted by Haydel's Bakery on Jun 4th 2017

Since 1965, we have seen a lot of wedding cakes! The requests over the years have included things as simple as plain white wedding cakes to completely unique 3D designs. We have seen it all!Although t … read more

Haydel’s Collectables

Posted by Haydel's Bakery on Feb 16th 2017

Since 1989, Haydel’s has included more than just the normal baby hidden in their king cake boxes. Porcelain figurines made by local artist Alberta Grun Retif Meitin Lewis have become a … read more

Haydel’s By The Numbers

Posted by Haydel's Bakery on Feb 15th 2017

A statistical look at what it takes to bake Mardi Gras, one cake at a time. If one of the 75,000+ king cakes we’re making this year isn’t yours, it’s time you did something about that. … read more

King Cake Remix

Posted by Haydel's Bakery on Feb 7th 2017

As good as king cake is straight out of the bag, chefs of all stripes continue to find new ways to use it as the basis of fresh creations. For everyone who has no intention of letting … read more

Get King Cake Delivered via an App

Posted by Haydel's Bakery on Feb 6th 2017

What a time to be alive.Cars are driving themselves, astronauts are tweeting from space, and you can get Haydel’s king cake delivered right to your front door with an app.If you read that and thought … read more

The History of King Cake

Posted by Haydel's Bakery on Feb 4th 2017

Quick, why do we eat king cake during Carnival season? You have 10 seconds to answer. Ok, yes, “because it’s amazing” is technically correct but not the official answer here. Th … read more

Celebrate One Year with Your Top Tier

Posted by Haydel's Bakery on May 2nd 2016

Preserving 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 … read more

Lemon Isn’t Just for Sweet Tea!

Posted by Haydel's Bakery on May 21st 2015

A change in seasons calls for a change of desserts! Spring and soon-to-come summer have led me on a thorough search for warm weather confections. Serious consideration is given to recipes th … read more

Everything You Need to Know About Our King Cakes

Posted by Haydel's Bakery on Jan 5th 2015

It’s Mardi Gras, y’all! We’re baking king cakes faster than most people can spell Tchoupitoulas. To give our team more time to focus on braiding dough and working the ovens, we put tog … read more