Food + Drink Holidays

5 Places in Metro Detroit to Get Your Paczki Fix on Fat Tuesday

February 24, 2022

February 16 is Fat Tuesday. Celebrate with paczki that range from traditional to unique (PB&J?!) from these local bakeries

By Zoe Makhool

Featured photo via @folkdetroit

Original article published on February 11, 2021 has been updated on February 24, 2022. 


1. New Palace Bakery

9833 Joseph Campau Ave, Hamtramck

paczkiPhoto via @newpalacebakery

This family owned bakery in Hamtramck since 1908 is described as the “paczki headquarters”! New Palace Bakery is offering a variety of delicious flavors, like PB&J as well as a new for 2022 flavor, Centennial Brew (coffee flavored buttercream) in honor of “Hamtramck’s 100th Anniversary”! While they are not taking pre-orders online, you can call the bakery at (313) 875-1334 or stop in to place an order in advance. Walk-ins are also welcome on Fat Tuesday, on a first come, first served basis.

2. Rose’s Fine Food and Wine

10551 E Jefferson Ave, Detroit

paczkisPhoto via @rosesfinefoodandwine

Rose’s Fine Food and Wine is offering dozen, half-dozen and single orders of paczki on a first-come, first-serve basis March 1, starting at 8:00 am. Just a few of the fun flavors are matcha custard with miso caramel and blueberry jam with violet glaze!

3. SugarBuzz Bakery

23131 Woodward Ave, Ferndale

vegan paczkisPhoto via @sugarbuzzveganbakery

If you’re in need of a vegan option, look no further than SugarBuzz Bakery. Available in two flavors, custard and raspberry, paczki can be purchased in person at their bakery in Ferndale on March 1 at noon. Note, available time may be subject to change so follow them on Facebook or Instagram for updates.

4. Give Thanks Bakery

225 S Main St, Rochester

baked paczkisPhoto via facebook.com/givethanksbakery

At Give Thanks Bakery, paczki flavors include chocolate, cream, lemon and raspberry. Paczki are $3 each and can be pre-ordered online through March 1. You can also purchase the day of!


5. Zingerman’s Bakehouse

3711 Plaza Dr, Ann Arbor

paczki Photo via @zingermansbakehouse

In honor of Fat Tuesday, Zingerman’s Bakehouse is offering five flavorful filling choices; raspberry jam, lemon cream, sweet ricotta, chocolate pudding and rose hip jam. Preorder your paczki by phone at (734) 761-2095 or stop by their Ann Arbor shop to place your order for pick up on March 1.

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