Paul’s Pastry Shop kneads a ton of dough in Picayune

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PICAYUNE – George and Barbara Bush order their king cakes. Garth Brooks loves them. Trent Lott has king cakes shipped to his U.S. Senate office in Washington. Celebrated Cajun chef Justin Wilson favors them, too.

Folks from corporate America to the entertainment business to neighbors frequent
Paul’s Pastry Shop in Picayune, billed as “the biggest little bakery in South Mississippi” and, “home of the original cream cheese king cake.” Earlier this year, Paul’s Pastry Shop sold 52,128 cakes during the Mardi Gras season, from Jan. 6 to Feb. 27, accounting for 50% of the store’s annual revenues. During February alone, the bakery logged 2,300 phone calls on the store’s toll-free number, not counting walk-in traffic, mail orders and online orders.

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4 Responses

  1. GAIL BRENNHOFER on January 29th, 2010 at 3:33 pm:

    Do you still distribute your King Cakes to Gulfport area ?
    Who has them, our office wants to get some.

  2. GAIL BRENNHOFER on January 29th, 2010 at 3:34 pm:
  3. Paul's Pastry Shop on January 29th, 2010 at 6:10 pm:

    Gail, Go to our web site Home Page and click on “News”. Then scroll down to “Mardi Gras King Cakes Coming to a Location Near You” and click on that title or “read More…” It gives you the list of locations we have them this year. Thank you for your inquiry.

  4. Sadie on January 29th, 2010 at 6:37 pm:

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