Where to Get Pączki in Metro Detroit This Fat Tuesday

Check out Chene Modern Bakery, New Palace Bakery, Luca Pastry, and others for Pączki this Fat Tuesday.
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Fat Tuesday is on Feb. 21 this year, and it’s time to celebrate with a delicious pączki. Visit to one of these metro Detroit bakeries to get a fresh one that fits your taste.

Chene Modern Bakery

This Detroit bakery was voted as having the best pączki in Metro Detroit by WXYZ in 2019. Starting on Feb. 1, choose from classic flavors like custard and raspberry. There will also be a special surprise flavor that will be announced on the bakery’s Facebook page soon. Chene Modern Bakery, 17041 W. Warren Ave., Detroit; 313-582-0700; facebook.com

The Home Bakery

This Rochester bakery has a special deal for Pączki Day — pączki are $2.25 each, or you can get a baker’s dozen for $27. Currently taking orders, The Home Bakery offers pączki flavors such as blueberry-lemon, coconut cream, cassata, lime curd, lemon, apple, double-chocolate, and more. Orders can be picked up on Feb. 20-21, or if you live in one of the 60 cities The Home Bakery services, you can pay to have your pączki delivered. The Home Bakery, 300 S. Main St., Rochester; 248-651-4830; thehomebakery.com.

Tringali’s Bakery

This Italian-style bakery in Warren is offering traditional pączkis in blueberry, apple, lemon, custard, buttercream, strawberry, and chocolate custard. This year’s specialty pączkis are cannoli cream and cappuccino. Tringali’s Bakery, 29100 Schoenherr Road, Warren, 586-777-9010; tringalisbakery.com

American Polish Cultural Center

Keeping things classic, the American Polish Cultural Center in Troy is offering up blueberry, apricot, custard, plum, raspberry, and strawberry flavors for its pączki sale. Online ordering is available now, and customers can order as many as five dozen pączki in one order. Pickup is Feb. 16-21. American Polish Cultural Center, 2975 E. Maple Road, Troy; 248-689-3636; americanpolishcenter.com.

New Palace Bakery

Known as “Pączki Headquarters,” New Palace Bakery knows a thing or two about celebrating Fat Tuesday. The Hamtramck shop is now taking orders via phone and in person for its seven pączki box options. Offered in both a dozen and half dozen options, boxes included traditional pączki flavors, including raspberry, lemon, blueberry, custard, strawberry, and apple. There’s also a specialty pączki box that includes flavors like strawberry cheesecake, buttercream, peanut butter and jelly, triple chocolate, and orange creamski, which is an orange-flavored buttercream. New Palace Bakery, 9833 Joseph Campau Ave., Hamtramck; 313-875-1334; newpalacebakery.com.

Bartz Bakery

Bartz Bakery is currently taking pre-orders for Fat Tuesday pączkis. Get a single pączki for $2.50, a half-dozen for $12, or a dozen for $24 in regular flavors like custard, raspberry, blueberry, apple, strawberry, lemon, cherry, and chocolate. Premium flavors are $3 per pączki, $15 for a half-dozen, and $30 for a dozen. Premium flavors are cannoli, buttercream, cream cheese and prune. Bartz Bakery, 1532 N. Telegraph Road, Dearborn; 313-562-0986; bartzbakery.com

Rumi’s Passion Gluten Free Bakery

Gluten-free? Dairy-free? No problem. This Plymouth bakery has you covered this Pączki Day. Currently taking pre-orders for pick up on Feb. 17-18 or Feb. 20-21, Rumi’s Passion Gluten Free Bakery offers seven pączki flavors. Customers can order options like custard with chocolate frosting, raspberry with glaze, lemon with powdered sugar, and apple with glaze. Call ahead or stop by the bakery to get your order in. Available for $3.95 each or $39.50 for a dozen. Rumi’s Passion, 41116 Five Mile Road, Plymouth; 734-335-7145; rumispassion.com.

Luca Pastry

Single pączki are available for $3.25 a piece in unique flavors like caramel apple, Boston cream, and lemon mascarpone. Cannoli and raspberry options are also available. Pączki flavors may vary by location. Luca Pastry; locations in Ann Arbor, Canton, Livonia, and Plymouth; lucapastrymi.com

GM Paris Bakery

This local bakery has been making hand-crafted cakes and sweets since 1938. This year’s Pączki Day options include traditional flavors like custard, blueberry, apple, lemon, and strawberry, along with prune, cannoli, and margarita cheesecake. Pączkis are sold for $2.75 each, $15 for a half-dozen or $27.50 for a full dozen. Supplies are limited. GM Paris Bakery, 28418 Joy Road, Livonia; 734-425-2060; parisbakerylivonia.com

This post was originally published in 2022 and has been updated for 2023.