Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe - A giant sweet roll stuffed with brown sugar, raisins and pecans and decorated with icing and purple, green and gold sparkling sugar. Perfect for breakfast or dessert during carnival or on Fat Tuesday!
King cakes are a traditional Mardi Gras dessert, and according to legend the royal colors of purple, green and gold on the cake honor the three kings who visited the Christ child on Epiphany. But King Cakes can be made year-round for many festive occasions, such as Christmas, Thanksgiving, weddings, birthdays, etc, just choose the colors of icing and sugars to match the occasion. There are many possibilities for fillings. You can crumble your favorite candy bars or mix your own concoction w
If you aren't able to make it to Mardi Gras in New Orleans, you can still enjoy many meals with New Orleans flavors. Check out the authentic recipes for New Orleans favorite seafood or entrees that are delicious, with that spicy Cajun taste everyone loves.