Paul's Pastry News & Events

The Best of King Cakes

The OFFICIAL BEST In Destinations Across The Country

PAUL’S PASTRY SHOP in Picayune, MS has been designated “THE FIRST IN THE NATION AS BEST OF KING CAKE!” We will hold this designation for 3 years before another King Cake Business is chosen.

The “Official Best in Destinations Across the Country” will be filming at Paul’s Pastry on Tuesday, Nov. 18 from 3-6pm. The Filming will be condensed into a 2 Minute Program that will be aired in December on Discovery Channel Nationwide, a TV Station in Jackson and in New Orleans. The final program will be added to Paul’s Pastry’s and the “Official Best” web sites. This will be Mississippi’s first year to be included in the states designated. Come & be a part of the fun!! Continue Reading…

American Made in Mississippi

Who hasn’t had a king cake from Paul’s Pastry in Picayune? Al Showers takes us to the small town bakery that’s become known nationwide and they’re not done yet.

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Paul’s Pastry Shop Presents
Duck Dynasty Cakes

Duck Dynasty Cakes, Cupcakes, Cake Pops & King Cakes are now available at Paul’s Pastry Shop in Picayune

Duck Dynasty King Cake Duck Dynasty Birthday Cake Duck Dynasty Cupcakes

They will make you Happy, Happy Happy!

*** Click here to listen to the Paul’s Pastry Duck Dynasty Cakes Radio Ad ***

*** Click here to purchase Duck Dynasty King Cakes online ***

Summer 2013 Hours

Paul’s Pastry Shop will be CLOSED on Sunday & Monday in June, July & August 2013.

We will be OPEN on Tuesday & Wednesday at 7am-6pm and Thursday thru Saturday at 7am-7pm.

The online store is ALWAYS open for business 24/7. Order a yummy king cake today!

Current store hours are posted at

Paul’s Pastry Shop
Celebrates 42nd Birthday!

Saturday, Oct 27, 2012 – noon to 5:00 pm

We Thank You for 42 Years of Business!

We invite you to come & Celebrate with us. Have a FREE piece of our 42 Ft Halloween King Cake — get a Baby & Win Prizes! Great Bakery Specials!

Visit with Ms Shirley (Paul) Gregersen, original owner of Paul’s Pastry from 1970 – 1988. Visit with Miss Sherri, Lori & Tim Paul. If you are a customer or employee–past or present– we invite you to stop by and say Hi!

Special Guest: Otis Brumfield, Picayune’s own “UPS Man” from 1978 – 2004. Otis & UPS were very instrumental in our success in shipping King Cakes all over the United States. Bring a “Toy for Tots” to Otis & receive a Large UPS Sugar Cookie as our Special Thank You! Continue Reading…

eat. drink. MISSISSIPPI

eat. drink. MISSISSIPPI cover Paul’s Pastry Shop was honored to be the featured business selected for the eat. drink. MISSISSIPPI magazine’s premier edition.

Click the following link to read the full article: eat-drink-ms-pauls-pastry-article

King Cakes with Paul’s Pastry

Flavor HD’s Hannah Stanley and Dane Neal of Chicago, IL talk with Sherri Paul-Thigpen of Paul’s Pastry ( in Picayune, Mississippi about the history of the king cake, the symbolism contained within each one, and what makes theirs so special. Happy Mardi Gras!

Free Wi-Fi

We’re pleased to announce that Paul’s Pastry now offers free wi-fi in our cafe!

Southeastern Retail Baker’s Association Convention

Paul’s Pastry Shop attends the Southeastern Retail Baker’s Association Convention July 23 – 25, 2011 in Birmingham, AL.

The Paul’s Pastry Team participated in Continuing Education Classes presented by Dawn Foods; Perfect Fondant by Rebecca Sutterby; Fancy Layer Cakes & Tortes by Mary Strossner from Strossner’s Bakery; Social Media presented by General Mills/Pillsbury; Cake Decorating Showcase presented by Freeman’s Bakery; Motivational Speaker, Karen Isbell; and Chocolate classes presented by World Renowned Guittard Chocolate Pastry Chef, Donald Wressell. Continue Reading…

Birthday Treats

Birthday King Cake

Dear Friends,

Happy Birthday to “YOUR” special someone from Paul’s Pastry Shop!

Have you sent that special someone in your life a unique Birthday Gift? Does she/he have enough “Stuff”? Send them a “Tasty Experience” that they will never forget.

Order your 2011 Happy Birthday King Cake now at and we will include “Free” a special pack of our “Mississippi Mud Puppy Cookies”!

When that Birthday King Cake arrives, they will have the experience of Glazing & Decorating it themselves–adding just as much glaze, sliced almonds & sugar as they like.

Allow your Special Someone to have a wonderfully “Fun & Edible” Birthday Experience!

No special code needed — Just designate as “Birthday” decorations!

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Sherri Paul Thigpen
Paul’s Pastry Shop

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