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Video: Mardi Gras King Cake

Make the famous New Orleans cake with the surprise inside!

 
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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. See more mardi gras videos >>

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Desert Donna 
Feb. 1, 2014 3:23 pm
Having lived down there for a few years, I have to say this is spot on! That's the traditional cake. Over the years, many different fillings have been added and the duty of the baby finder has changed. When I was there, whoever found the baby had to bring in the next King Cake. Great tradition if it's in the work place and there's no real party. But this ensured a King Cake with a different filling every day for the duration of the Mardi Gras!
 
 
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