King Cake History Redux

There’s no question that structurally New Orleans-style king cake is a very different animal than continental kings’ cakes, however the history behind it is nearly identical. I’ve written on the topic here, here and here. What seems true is that the king (or kings’) cake is less about Christianity than it is about parties. Have a look-see if you need a refresher or missed that series of posts entirely.

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  1. I just love Mardis Gras time and growing up, my high school French teacher was from New Orleans and would always bring a King’s cake in during this time of year. It was definitely my favorite part of class.

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