Tag: king cake

Macarons, Recipes

Mardi Gras King Cake Macarons

King Cakes are a sweet tradition during Mardi Gras, which officially begins on Epiphany Sunday, aka Twelfth Night, and ends on Fat Tuesday.  It is thought that the King Cake came to New Orleans from France in the late 1800’s.  The cake typically has a plastic baby hidden inside, representing Jesus.  Some King Cakes typically […]

Recipes, Scones

King Cake Scones with Bourbon-Vanilla Icing

King Cake Scones are a delicious twist on one of Mardi Gras traditions, the King Cake, with the lavender, green and yellow sanding sugar on the inside and bourbon in the icing.  I’ve also added candied pecans in the filling, and toasted pecans sprinkled on top. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: 8 tablespoons butterCANDIED PECANS2 tablespoons unsalted […]