Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe

Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe

This tasty pastry is the king of all party treats. New Orleans tradition says to bake it with a small plastic baby hidden inside. Whoever gets the slice with the baby receives the honor of hosting next year's Mardi Gras.

Pastry:

  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 2 pks fast acting dry yeast
  • 2/3 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 5 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • Filling:

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp ground cinnamon
  • 2/3 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup melted butter
  • Frosting:

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tbsp water
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    Metallic Mardi Gras Babies

    Metallic Mardi Gras Babies

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    Add these Metallic Mardi Gras Babies to your Mardi Gras party goody bags for a fun treat your guests will love! Great for party decorations or for fun novelty giveaways, these green, gold and purple babies are here to help your celebrate Fat Tuesday! Use as hand outs at your Mardi Gras parade or for activities and games at your party. (2 dozen per unit) 1 1/4"

    $4.50 24 Piece(s)

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