About Mardi Gras: History of King Cakes


Subject:
Snacks and Baked Goods , Holidays and Observances Individually , Holiday Foods, Beverages, and Recipes , Baking & Desserts , Mardi Gras , Mardi Gras and Carnival , Cake

Description:
This cake baked with a toy baby in it is a staple of New Orleans cuisine. King cakes are typically served from the Feast of the Epiphany (Twelfth Night) through Mardi Gras, the pre-Lenten celebration. Includes two king cake recipes. From NOLA.com.

Publisher:
NOLA.com

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.nola.com/mardigras/food/?kingcake.html


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