One of the traditional dishes of Mardi Gras is the King Cake. This cake is usually served sometime during the week before Fat Tuesday, and there is a hidden surprise in the cake. The person served the piece with the hidden surprise is required to host next year’s party where the King Cake is served.
I knew this much about the King Cake, but I didn’t know its entire history. I’m going to be making a King Cake tonight, using a recipe that uses my bread machine (the King Cake is actually more of a bread/pastry than a regular cake). If it turns out well, I’ll be sharing the recipe with you tomorrow.
In the meantime, this video taught me a few things about the King Cake, and I thought I’d share it with you.
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