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KD sells Beignets at Dixie Brewery

Our first Pop Up of 2020 kicked off at Dixie Beer. We fried beignets on Dixie’s outdoor lawn.  We also sold our top seller, praline brownies, local favorite, crawfish pies & praline sweet potato cookies. It was a sweet treat seeing our regulars come out to support & see KD’s NOLA Treats.   Folks enjoyed […]

Adapting to Change

The Covid-19 pandemic has been one of the most challenging moments of all time. People have suffered may affects, whether fighting their own battle through it, burying a loved one, or putting their lives at risk daily to provide their services to us, being laid off, the list goes on.  Through all it’s uncertainties, I’m […]

Sopapilla Cheesecake

Here in New Orleans, it’s April 2020, and my daughter Mikaela and I have been quarantined for about a month now, due to the Covid-19 pandemic. I’ve gotten plenty of cleaning and organizing done. I’ve been trying lots of different recipes, both sweet & savory.  I cook all of our meals & it’s a must […]

Soul Fest 2020

KD’s NOLA Treats participated at the Annual Soul Fest taking place at Audubon Zoo as a Dessert Vendor for the 3rd year! KD added one of her top sellers to the menu, Butter Rum Bread Pudding, along with Creamy Praline, Strawberry Shortcake and Praline Brownies. The Audubon Soul Fest was hell at The Audubon Zoo, […]

Laplace Andouille Fest 2019

KD’s NOLA Treats participated in the 46th Annual Andouille Festival held in Laplace, LA.  This was KD’s NOLA Treats first festival outside of New Orleans.  During this 3-day festival, we were happy to meet new faces and even some familiar New Orleans faces .  We were pleased that many fell in love at first bite […]

Live demonstration at Jazz Fest 2019

Kim Dejan, owner and Pastry Chef of KD’s NOLA Treats, grew up watching her mother prepare meals for the family.  “Praline was a frequent aroma as my mother prepared this for friends and family quite often.  It seemed like my mom was the go to for parties.  She would whip up a pan of pasta in […]

Soul Fest 2019

KD’s NOLA Treats was excited to participate in Audubon’s Soul Fest.  “It’s our 2nd year as a Dessert Vendor and the turnout has been rewarding.  We are able to meet new friendly faces, see our frequent customers and enjoy nice weather and great entertainment.”   Danielle Davis, Owner Kim Dejan, John Davis & Baby Peyton […]

Baking With A Purpose – January 2019

With Mardi Gras right around the corner, what better than to make King Cakes!!   Because of time, kids improvised, creating king cakes using biscuits and other ingredients to make the mini king cakes.  Kids enjoyed making their own glaze and colored sprinkles.  The best part was eating it at the end.      

Baking With A Purpose – December 2018

In this session of Baking With A Purpose, kids made King Cake Candy Canes just in time for Christmas.  Kids used cinnamon rolls and lots of sugar to make their own glaze topping.  What they really enjoyed was the chance to make their own sprinkles.  Its super easy, all you need is granulated sugar and […]

Piety in Exile Holiday Market – December 2018

KD participated in the Holiday Market provided by Piety in Exile in front and inside The Healing Center on St. Claude.  KD sold single desserts and Holiday Dessert Packages.  Local markets allow small business owners the opportunity to sell to frequent and new buyers, giving them a time and location to walk up and purchase […]