Where to Get Pączki in Metro Detroit This Fat Tuesday

Check out The Home Bakery, American Polish Cultural Center, Yum Village, and more
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Fat Tuesday is on March 1 this year, and it’s time to celebrate. Get your pączki plans in order with a visit to one of these metro Detroit spots.

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, kronutczki, and strawberry. Orders can be picked up on Feb. 28 or March 1, 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

Donut Chef

Roseville’s Donut Chef will be serving up pączki starting at 5 a.m. on March 1. Classic pączki — including flavors like strawberry, apple, custard, and chocolate — are $25 for a dozen and $2.50 each. Specialty pączki — cannoli, buttercream, and strawberry cream cheese — are $30 for a dozen and $3 each. Donut Chef is also taking pre-orders via phone. Donut Chef, 26758 Gratiot Ave., Roseville; 586-350-0660; facebook.com/thedonutchef

Randazzo Fresh Market

Randazzo, which has three locations in metro Detroit, offers traditional pączki flavors including raspberry, lemon, apple, strawberry, and custard, as well as a cannoli pączki, which can be made with cream or ricotta filling. The specialty pączki are $3 each ($16.95 for a six-pack) while the classic options are $2.50 each ($13.95 for a six-pack). Randazzo Fresh Market, multiple locations; randazzofreshmarket.com

Yum Village

New Center restaurant Yum Village is putting an Afro-Caribbean spin on pączki. Customers can visit the eatery’s online market pantry to place their orders. Flavors include plantain cream, kuli kuli cream, sweet potato cream, sweet cream, hibiscus cream, and coconut coffee cream. Yum Village, 6500 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-334-6099; yumvillagemarketpantry.com

South Lyon Village Bakery

Taking pre-orders through Feb. 28, this South Lyon spot is offering apple, blueberry, cream, custard, lemon plain, prune, raspberry, and strawberry pączki. Call ahead to place your order.  South Lyon Village Bakery, 222 S. Lafayette St., South Lyon; 248-437-8469; facebook.com/slvillagebakery

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 from Feb. 24 to March 1. 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 six 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 Centennial Brew, a coffee-flavored buttercream created in celebration of Hamtramck’s 100th anniversary. New Palace Bakery, 9833 Joseph Campau Ave., Hamtramck; 313-875-1334; newpalacebakery.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 through Feb. 22, Rumi’s Passion Gluten Free Bakery offers nine pączki flavors. Customers can order options like custard with chocolate frosting, raspberry with glaze, apricot with powdered sugar, and apple with glaze. Call ahead or stop by the bakery to get your order in. Rumi’s Passion, 41106 Five Mile Road, Plymouth; 734-335-7145; rumispassion.com

Cantoro Italian Market

This Italian market is a go-to spot for pączki. Through March 1, Cantoro is selling cannoli and tiramisu-filled pączki. Then, on Feb. 21, it will launch additional flavors, including custard, raspberry, apple, and blueberry. Pre-ordering is available for orders of a dozen or more. Cantoro Market – Plymouth, 15550 N. Haggerty Road, Plymouth; 734-420-1100; and Cantoro Market-Livonia, 19710 Middlebelt Road, Livonia; 248-478-2345; cantoromarket.com

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