One of the most famous parades and worldwide celebrations, Mardi Gras is a party like no other. Those who want to take part in the celebration locally, fret not, Mardi Gras doesn’t stop in New Orleans. In fact, there are bakeries in the Montclair area that are offering festive desserts in honor of the celebration for locals to get decked out in colorful beads and theatrical masks and indulge in their own Fat Tuesday. Read on for a guide on where to purchase Mardi Gras-themed desserts in Essex County.
Jayce Baudry French Pastry | 17 Church Street, Montclair
Available only today – Jayce Baudry is offering an amazing selection of holiday-themed desserts including chocolate flourless cake made with layers of chocolate flourless biscuit, dark & milk chocolate crémeux decorated with Mardi Gras confetti; Mardi Gras macaron packages that include an assortment of lemon, black currant, and pistachio macaron cookies wrapped in vibrant purple ribbon; Fat Tuesday churros made of fried citrus-infused churro sticks dusted with cinnamon sugar; and lastly, Galettes des rois (kings cake) made of caramelized puff pastry filled with a pistachio frangipane swirled with maraschino cherries. The cake is available in two shapes, fleur de lis or traditional round.
Mo and Jay Pastry | 44 Main St Suite 1, Little Falls
Mo and Jay Pastry is offering a classic King Cake by the slice and whole in its traditional round shape.
The Little Daisy Bakeshop | 622 Valley Road, Montclair
The Little Daisy Bakeshop has festive Kings Cupcakes, sugar cookies in the shape of Mardi Gras masks, and whoopie pies with themed sprinkles.