"What is a king cake?" is my favorite question to answer. You see up until 2016 I had never tried a king cake. I had no idea that I was missing out on one of the most beautiful gifts to bless the great Bayou state. I felt the great epiphany when I first took the delicious king cake from Tubb's to my lips. I have been hooked ever since.

King cake is a New Orleans delicacy, a perfectly smothered brioche cake with white icing and sugar in the colors of Mardi Gras green, purple, and gold. In many cases, there's a plastic baby, hidden inside each one. I prefer when they load it up with cream cheese inside and leave the baby outside of the cake.

The beauty of king cake is that Shreveport-Bossier offers their own spin on the classic Mardi Gras dessert. Here are the top 7 Mardi Gras King Cakes in Shreveport-Bossier according to our listeners.

The 7 Best King Cakes in Shreveport Bossier