This video shows you how to make the famous King Cake from scratch. It’s a New Orleans tradition for Mardi Gras. A filling of cinnamon, sugar, and pecans is rolled up in a sweet yeast dough and baked—and topped with a glaze and festive purple, green, and gold sugars. And don't forget the plastic baby! Watch the video, then get Jo’s 5-star recipe for Mardi Gras King Cake. Decorate with whole pecans and candied cherries if you like.