Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Happy Mardi Gras, Happy King Cake!

When I think about holidays, I immediately think about what kind of food I can make to go along with it.  I toyed with the idea of Jambalaya or Gumbo, but neither of those things sounded good, so as I often do, I went the sweeter route.  This was my first time making a King Cake and I think it turned out really good.  Lucy declared it, "the best cake ever."  Ha. I also make the best hot dogs ever.  Be jealous.

Anyway, I really like the idea of Mardi Gras, mostly because of my Catholic heritage, so I enjoyed making this one.  I dispensed with the colored sugar because I think mine tastes weird, so I colored the frosting.  The recipe I used can be found here.  

What should I give up for Lent?  Hm...I can tell you it isn't going to be sweets. 

1 comment:

Bethany said...

I love how you are so creative! I have never even heard of king cake. mmm. looks very yummy!
I think I can trust Lucy's judgement.