The King Cake and Mardi Gras (Recipes too)
The King Cake, a tradition long associated with Carnival or Mardi Gras is usually oval shaped, donut style cake.
Often filled with delightful fruit and or cheese. With a sweet granulated sager coating. Colored in traditional Mardi Gras colors (Purple,Green and Gold).
The cake has a history dating to 12th century France. where the cake would be baked on the eve of January 6 to celebrate the visit to the ... [full story]