King Cake Festival 2019 winners announced

King Cake Festival 2019 winners announced
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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The 6th annual King Cake Festival was held Sunday afternoon (Jan. 27) at Champion Square to raise money for children and babies being treated at Ochsner Hospital for Children.

Over 20 different bakeries and restaurants competed for glory in six different categories. See the winners below:

Judges' Choice:

Best Presentation: Balestra’s Blueberry Chantilly King Cake

Best Traditional: Buttermilk Drop Bakery

Best Non-Traditional: Balestra’s Bluebery Chantilly King Cake

Most Unique: Quentin’s Natural King Cake Ice Cream

Most Likely to Replace a Meal: Balestra’s King Cake Sushi

People’s Choice Awards:

1st Place: Cannata’s King Cakes

2nd Place: Sugar Love Cakes

3rd Place: Ricky Meche’s Donut King

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