Video: How to Make King Cake
Watch how to make this festive Mardi Gras cake.
Do you know what king cake is? Made famous in New Orleans, king cake is the classic ring-shaped Mardi Gras cake made for “fat Tuesday” with a lucky trinket baked right into the bread. In this video, you’ll learn how to make a king cake. With this simple step-by-step, you can make a traditional, delicious, properly decorated king cake with a cream cheese filling. You’ll see a great trick for making sure the dough maintains its ring shape while rising and baking and see how to finish the king cake with a sweet lemon glaze and festive sprinkles of traditional Mardi Gras colors—purple, yellow, and green. Long live the king cake! Get a top-rated recipe for Mardi Gras King Cake.
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