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Feb. 12, 2021

Survey Says: Our Favorite Local King Cake

The beginning of the year marks a favorite season for many Louisianians -- king cake season. We set our healthy New Year's Resolutions only for them to break down weeks later with the sweet goodness that is king cake. With such a wide range of king cake flavors, from boudin flavored to berry or even alcohol filled, it is difficult to even find where to begin in searching for the best king cake in the Greater Baton Rouge Area. One thing we do guarantee, however, is that your mouth will be watering by the time you reach the end of this post. 

We surveyed some of our Realtors and staff to highlight some of our local king cake favorites in Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Geismar, Gonzales, Plaquemine, Prairieville, and St. Amant. 


     Cathy Chifici
     

Tureau's Berry Deluxe Chantilly king cake. "Tureau's has so many different types. Most are only made to order so they are always fresh. Call two days in advance because their cake has to cool 24 hours before they will fill or ice it. My favorite is the Berry which is basically a Chantilly. It’s stuffed with Chantilly style cream cheese and loaded with fresh berries, whipped cream and powdered sugar. It is divine. My husband loves the Mississippi Mud king cake."



Tureau's Grocery Store is located at 44463 LA-431, St. Amant, LA. Call them at (225) 622-4094.


     Desireé Ellerbee
     

The Wedding king cake from Harvest Supermarket in Geismar is my favorite. I also enjoy the Dong Phuong king cake in either traditional or cream cheese that you can buy through Bao Asian Market & Deli.

 Harvest Supermarket is located in Geismar at 12513 LA-73. Bao Asian Market is located at 17316 Airline Hwy, Prairieville.


     Kodie Robertson
     

Thee Heavenly Donut. "I can’t eat them anymore, but when I could it was Thee Heavenly Donut. Much like a donut, they fry their king cakes. They even have a boudin king cake." 

 

     Dana Hedrick
     

Dana Hedrick seconded the tastiness of Thee Heavenly Donut

Thee Heavenly Donut has two locations in Baton Rouge -- 5830 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd and 17732 Highland Road, Suite C.


     Darbi McGlone
     

"My favorite is always Calandro's. I like that they have so many different flavors always available. I am basic so I always get cream cheese, but they have something for everyone including one with alcohol."

 

     Justin Dupuy
     

"Calandro's is generally the go-to option for my wife and I. She loves the strawberry cream cheese king cake and I enjoy sampling their other flavors. I also really enjoy the Tres Leches king cake from Ideal Market and the Praline Pecan king cake from Rouses."

Calandro's has Baton Rouge locations at 4142 Government Street and 12732 Perkins Road. Rouses has locations throughout the area including Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Gonzales, Plaquemine, and Prairieville. Ideal Market is located at 9301 Burbank Drive and 1817 South Sherwood Forest Boulevard in Baton Rouge. 


     Cristina Araujo
     

I love all king cake!


We hope our king cake survey provided you with some delicious options for you to try in Baton Rouge, Denham Springs, Geismar, Gonzales, Plaquemine, Prairieville, and St. Amant. Learn more about what makes our community so great by clicking the button below!

Dec. 18, 2020

Open House | December 19-20

Come see us at one of our Open Houses in the Greater Baton Rouge Area this weekend! 

G O N Z A L E S

6187 ROYAL PALMS CT, GONZALES

Sunday, December 20 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Hal Juban

This beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bath home with a loft is situated in prestigious Pelican Point Golf Community. Upon entering the home, you will notice the large foyer area and formal dining room. The kitchen has a gas cooktop, stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, and an eat-at-bar. Enjoy the open floor plan, high ceilings, wood floors, arched entry ways, built-in bookcases, fireplace, and an abundance of natural lighting. The primary bedroom is spacious with room for a sitting area. The bathroom has a jetted tub, double sinks, separate shower, and a generous sized closet. Two additional bedrooms upstairs with a loft that can be used as a media room. Relax or entertain on the back patio and enjoy the beautiful sunset views of the lake and golf course.

 

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Hosting Agent Hal Juban
» Contact Listing Agent Sheila Payton

 

P R A I R I E V I L L E

16440 OLE HOMESTEAD LANE, PRAIRIEVILLE

Sunday, December 20 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Dana Hedrick

Check out this spacious 3 bedroom 3 full bath home sitting on .56 acres in highly desirable Ole Homestead subdivision. The kitchen has an island and two pantries with beautiful brick paver floors in the kitchen and breakfast area. There is also an office off the kitchen as well as a bonus room which would work great as an extra den or game room. Brand new gorgeous vinyl plank waterproof floors have just been installed in living room, foyer, office and all three bedrooms. A covered slab behind the storage room is perfect for that boat, ATV or motorcycle. There is also a place to park your RV with a 50amp hook up and a 22 kw whole home generator. Did not flood and no flood insurance is required. Come see why this home is perfect for your growing family. There is also a community pool!

  

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Listing Agent Dana Hedrick

Posted in Open House
Dec. 11, 2020

Open House | December 12-13

Come see us at one of our Open Houses in the Greater Baton Rouge Area this weekend! 

G O N Z A L E S

6187 ROYAL PALMS CT, GONZALES

Sunday, December 13 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Hal Juban

This beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bath home with a loft is situated in prestigious Pelican Point Golf Community. Upon entering the home, you will notice the large foyer area and formal dining room. The kitchen has a gas cooktop, stainless steel appliances, custom cabinets, and an eat-at-bar. Enjoy the open floor plan, high ceilings, wood floors, arched entry ways, built-in bookcases, fireplace, and an abundance of natural lighting. The primary bedroom is spacious with room for a sitting area. The bathroom has a jetted tub, double sinks, separate shower, and a generous sized closet. Two additional bedrooms upstairs with a loft that can be used as a media room. Relax or entertain on the back patio and enjoy the beautiful sunset views of the lake and golf course.

 

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Hosting Agent Hal Juban
» Contact Listing Agent Sheila Payton

 

Posted in Open House
Dec. 4, 2020

Open House | December 5-6

Come see us at one of our Open Houses in the Greater Baton Rouge Area this weekend! 

G E I S M A R

12038 AMSTERDAM AVE, GEISMAR

Sunday, December 6 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Hal Juban

THE BEST OF BOTH--Dutchtown School District and the model home of Dutchtown Meadows!! This beautiful home is loaded with extras!! On the exterior of the home, you will immediately notice its newly installed winter landscaped front and three gas lanterns surrounded by loads of eve lighting and a custom stained front door! Inside you will be wowed by all the cypress beams, exposed brick and other details given to the living and dining areas. The living area has floor outlets and a floor to ceiling bricked gas fireplace! The kitchen is one made for a chef--complete with a brick arched entrance and around a 5 burner gas cooktop stove. The Cypress cabinets and center island can be used as an extra prep space and storage. The stainless steel wall oven, built in microwave and walk in pantry makes this kitchen a total package! There is also an extra breakfast space but is currently being used as an office/virtual student area. The spacious master will draw your eyes to its recessed ceilings and its wooded details!! The master bath includes a walk in master closet, separate his and her sinks, a water closet, huge soaker tub and separate glass shower. The triple split floor plan provides a Jack and Jill bath between 2 bedrooms on one side of the home and a private area to any guest or resident complete with its own bath/shower on the hall near the 2 car garage. The back staggered stepped patio is ready for any outdoor event!! A grill, sink, refrigerator and 2 pergolas adds to its outdoor ambiance. The backyard is fenced for ultimate privacy and security! The neighborhood also has its own pool and stocked fishing pond for its residents. Stop by and fall in love with the home and the neighborhood!!

 

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Hosting Agent Hal Juban
» Contact Listing Agent Desireé Ellerbee

P R A I R I E V I L L E

16440 OLE HOMESTEAD LANE, PRAIRIEVILLE

Sunday, December 6 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Dana Hedrick

Check out this spacious 3 bedroom 3 full bath home sitting on .56 acres in highly desirable Ole Homestead subdivision. The kitchen has an island and two pantries with beautiful brick paver floors in the kitchen and breakfast area. There is also an office off the kitchen as well as a bonus room which would work great as an extra den or game room. Brand new gorgeous vinyl plank waterproof floors have just been installed in living room, foyer, office and all three bedrooms. A covered slab behind the storage room is perfect for that boat, ATV or motorcycle. There is also a place to park your RV with a 50amp hook up and a 22 kw whole home generator. Did not flood and no flood insurance is required. Come see why this home is perfect for your growing family. There is also a community pool!

  

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Listing Agent Dana Hedrick

Posted in Open House
Nov. 20, 2020

Open House | November 21-22

Come see us at one of our Open Houses in Ascension Parish and the Greater Baton Rouge Area this weekend! 

P R A I R I E V I L L E

16440 OLE HOMESTEAD LANE, PRAIRIEVILLE

Sunday, November 22 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Hal Juban

Check out this spacious 3 bedroom 3 full bath home sitting on .56 acres in highly desirable Ole Homestead subdivision. The kitchen has an island and two pantries with beautiful brick paver floors in the kitchen and breakfast area. There is also an office off the kitchen as well as a bonus room which would work great as an extra den or game room. A covered slab behind the storage room is perfect for that boat, ATV or motorcycle. There is also a place to park your RV with a 50amp hook up and a 22 kw whole home generator. Did not flood and no flood insurance is required. Come see why this home is perfect for your growing family. New vinyl waterproof floors are being installed where all the existing wood floors are the week following Thanksgiving. There is also a community pool!

 

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Hosting Agent Hal Juban
» Contact Listing Agent Dana Hedrick

 

Posted in Open House
Nov. 13, 2020

Open House | November 14-15

Come see us at one of our Open Houses in Ascension Parish and the Greater Baton Rouge Area this weekend! 

G E I S M A R

12038 AMSTERDAM AVE, GEISMAR

Sunday, November 15 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Hal Juban

THE BEST OF BOTH--Dutchtown School District and the model home of Dutchtown Meadows!! This beautiful home is loaded with extras!! On the exterior of the home, you will immediately notice its newly installed winter landscaped front and three gas lanterns surrounded by loads of eve lighting and a custom stained front door! Inside you will be wowed by all the cypress beams, exposed brick and other details given to the living and dining areas. The living area has floor outlets and a floor to ceiling bricked gas fireplace! The kitchen is one made for a chef--complete with a brick arched entrance and around a 5 burner gas cooktop stove. The Cypress cabinets and center island can be used as an extra prep space and storage. The stainless steel wall oven, built in microwave and walk in pantry makes this kitchen a total package! There is also an extra breakfast space but is currently being used as an office/virtual student area. The spacious master will draw your eyes to its recessed ceilings and its wooded details!! The master bath includes a walk in master closet, separate his and her sinks, a water closet, huge soaker tub and separate glass shower. The triple split floor plan provides a Jack and Jill bath between 2 bedrooms on one side of the home and a private area to any guest or resident complete with its own bath/shower on the hall near the 2 car garage. The back staggered stepped patio is ready for any outdoor event!! A grill, sink, refrigerator and 2 pergolas adds to its outdoor ambiance. The backyard is fenced for ultimate privacy and security! The neighborhood also has its own pool and stocked fishing pond for its residents. Stop by and fall in love with the home and the neighborhood!!

 

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Hosting Agent Hal Juban
» Contact Listing Agent Desiree Ellerbee

 

Posted in Open House
Oct. 30, 2020

Open House | November 1

Come see us at one of our Open Houses in the Greater Baton Rouge Area this weekend! 

P R A I R I E V I L L E

36159 BLUFF MEADOWS DR, PRAIRIEVILLE

Sunday, November 1 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Hal Juban

Fabulous home in beautiful Bluff Meadows Subdivision with easy access to Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Interstate and University. Great privacy within this single street Subdivision. 4 bedroom, 3 bath, Architectural shingles, fully fenced back yard (privacy fence), 1 story house with large rooms and well planned spaces. Entering the home through the welcoming front entrance brings you into the cozy family/ formal room. This room features a beautiful tray ceiling, wall of windows across the back looking out onto the patio/back yard. The kitchen features LOTS of custom cypress cabinets, slab granite counter tops, Island, stainless steel appliances (to include built in microwave), walk-in pantry; adjoining the spacious kitchen is a warm breakfast/keeping/dining area over looking the back yard. The utility room has plenty storage and counter space. Notice the size of the 3 extra bedrooms very spacious with ample closet space. A nicely sized storage closet completes this side of the home. The Master bedroom features wall of windows to oversee back yard. The Master bath has separate vanities, air jetted whirlpool tub, large shower and large walk in closets for with built-in shelves. Double and triple Crown molding throughout the house (even in the bathrooms), Ceramic tile floors in kitchen, breakfast area, laundry room and guest bathroom, solid pine wood flooring in family room and formal dining room, Windows are to Hurricane Code and Low-E for energy efficiency, great use of space in this floor plan. Flood insurance is not required but Seller does carry a policy. Excellent Ascension Parish school!

 

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» Contact Listing Agent Hal Juban

 

Posted in Open House
Oct. 2, 2020

Open House | October 3-4

Come see us at one of our Open Houses in the Greater Baton Rouge Area this weekend! 

P R A I R I E V I L L E

16185 FELICIANA AVE, PRAIRIEVILLE

Sunday, October 4 | 1:00 - 3:00 PM
Hosted by Cristina Araujo

Enjoy the peace and quiet of Ascension Parish surrounded by fine quality homes only within minutes of Baton Rouge. This majestic house located in Prairieville sits on a 1.5 acre lot. From the moment you enter, you are welcomed with a lovely courtyard and breathtaking details that accent the French/New Orleans style architecture throughout the house. The magnificent living room is the perfect spot for socializing with friends and family or relaxing on a comfy sofa by the beautiful fireplace. The Kitchen features top of the line appliances and plenty of prep space. Its granite countertops, custom cabinets, and center island with breakfast bar adjoining the keeping area make this house an entertainer’s dream. Downstairs you will also find the glorious Master Suite with a spacious bath and changing area and two additional bedrooms. If you haven’t already fallen in love with this house, the game room located upstairs will leave you in awe. Featuring a professionally designed, soundproof home theatre with first-class equipment, you could take movie nights to a whole new level. Additional features include: fourth bedroom upstairs, twin balconies overlooking the stocked pond and a private service room accessible through the garage.

 

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Listing Agent Cristina Araujo

B A T O N • R O U G E

7224 GOVERNMENT ST, BATON ROUGE

Sunday, October 4 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Darbi McGlone

Adorable Goodwood Estates home with updated flooring and fresh paint inside and out. This home features an open floor plan with great natural light. The exposed wood beams make for a beautiful and inviting look between the kitchen and living/dining. The huge(18x16) master bedroom is a must see, it has fresh paint and wood laminate flooring, opens to the master bath with a separate tub and shower and beautiful bay window. The additional bed rooms have updated neutral paint and new laminate wood flooring. The huge covered back patio is perfect for entertaining, it overlooks the landscaped backyard! There is a half bath and a 147 sq ft bonus room(currently used as storage) in the back that could be used as an attached office. Plenty of outside storage and to top it off, there is a whole house generator!

 

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Listing Agent Darbi McGlone

Posted in Open House
Sept. 25, 2020

Open House | September 26-27

Come see us at one of our Open Houses in the Greater Baton Rouge Area this weekend! 

B A T O N • R O U G E

14743 PENDLETON WAY, BATON ROUGE

Sunday, September 27 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Hal Juban

Beautiful home nestled in premier location! Enter through the double foyer to an open living space. This 3 bed, 2 bath home offers an open split floor plan. Plus a bonus room above the garage that could be used as a 4th bedroom, office or game room. The kitchen is appointed with stainless steel appliances, gas cooktop, island and granite counter tops. The kitchen and dining area are open to the living area which is the perfect spacious area for enjoying family and friends for entertaining. The master suite has a large walk in closet, separate shower and tub. Fenced in back patio for privacy. Many city conveniences nearby. Located near Perkins Rowe and I-10.

 

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Hosting Agent Hal Juban
» Contact Listing Agent DeEtte DeArmond

P R A I R I E V I L L E

38179 MEADOW RUE DR, PRAIRIEVILLE

Sunday, September 27 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Kayla Franz & Mike Laroze

Pro One Custom Home in the desirable Meadows at Oak Grove subdivision. Excellent location close to Highway 61, shopping and schools. This beautiful all white brick home with a raised front porch has 4br/3ba with an OFFICE in a triple split floor plan. It has gorgeous white brick arches separating the living room, dining and kitchen. The kitchen has everything the chef of the family is looking for: floor to ceiling cabinets, huge island with slab granite, upgraded stainless appliances and pot filler over the cooktop. The utility room is large with a utility sink and tons of storage cabinets. You'll love the master bath with double separate vanities, custom shower with dual shower heads and walk in closet.

  

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Hosting Agent Kayla Franz
» Contact Hosting Agent Mike Laroze
» Contact Listing Agent Sam Watts

Posted in Open House
Sept. 18, 2020

Open House | September 19-20

Come see us at one of our Open Houses in the Greater Baton Rouge Area this weekend! 

B A T O N • R O U G E

16235 MAGNOLIA TRACE PKWY, BATON ROUGE

Sunday, September 20 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Hal Juban

Near half acre lot with gorgeous views of a private lake! Check out the views from your oversized, covered patio. They will not disappoint. This easy to love 4BR + office home offers a split floor plan with wall of windows across the back. Loaded with amenities including custom cypress cabinetry, slab granite countertops in the kitchen and bathrooms, stainless steel appliances, hardwood floor, crown molding, 10 year RWC warranty and job built shower in the master bathroom. Master closet area also conveniently wraps right into the laundry room. Very energy efficient home with radiant barrier decking, double pane windows, lots of built up blown insulation, insulated garage door and 2 AC units. There is also a walking path in the woods behind your home.

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Hosting Agent Hal Juban
» Contact Listing Agent Johnny Mondello

 

14743 PENDLETON WAY, BATON ROUGE

Sunday, September 20 | 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Hosted by Chelsea Patin

Beautiful home nestled in premier location! Enter through the double foyer to an open living space. This 3 bed, 2 bath home offers an open split floor plan. Plus a bonus room above the garage that could be used as a 4th bedroom, office or game room. The kitchen is appointed with stainless steel appliances, gas cooktop, island and granite counter tops. The kitchen and dining area are open to the living area which is the perfect spacious area for enjoying family and friends for entertaining. The master suite has a large walk in closet, separate shower and tub. Fenced in back patio for privacy. Many city conveniences nearby. Located near Perkins Rowe and I-10.

 

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Hosting Agent Chelsea Patin
» Contact Listing Agent DeEtte DeArmond

L I V I N G S T O N

20063 AMARIE DR, LIVINGSTON

Sunday, September 20 | 3:00 - 5:00 PM
Hosted by Amber Netto

Welcome home! This stunning, custom built home located in the heart of Livingston is the home you have been waiting for. Your new home boasts a spacious living room, which opens to the kitchen and dining room. The kitchen features a gas range, ample cabinet space, a large island, granite countertops, and beautiful white painted cabinetry. The master suite offers a large soaking tub, separate shower, dual vanity, and walk in closet with built ins. On the opposite side of the home you have three additional bedrooms with ceiling fans in each room and a full guest bathroom with dual vanity. The backyard offers a covered patio with ceiling fan, a large yard and substantial side yard for a boat or trailer storage. Other features include crown molding, stained concrete throughout, a mud bench with storage and upper cabinets. Only 3 years old! Located within walking distance of Doyle Elementary. And within close proximity to stores, restaurants, gyms, churches, and only 5 minutes from I-12. No flood insurance required!

 

» View Full Listing Details
» Contact Hosting Agent Amber Netto
» Contact Listing Agent Kodie Robertson

Posted in Open House