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King Cake Style Cinnamon Roll Ring from the Lunchbox Season

Mardi Gras: King Cake Style Cinnamon Roll Ring

MARDI GRAS! It’s Fat Tuesday, and, to celebrate, we’ll be having breakfast for dinner….not just any breakfast…but, possibly the sweetest and tastiest breakfast-for-dinner imaginable…Cinnamon Rolls!  Since we wanted to continue with our King Cake making tradition, we decided to form our rolls into a Cinnamon Roll Ring that we could top off in King Cake Style. […]

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Carrot King Cake

Carrot King Cake

I realize now that my first experience with King Cake wasn’t eating my first delicious slice with my friend Robin, but watching others “negotiating” with it in a movie. When we were dating, my husband and I went to go see The Umbrellas of Cherbourg at a rep theatre. There, we watched Madame Emery [Anne […]

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king cake collage

Homebaked Holidays: King Cake Two Ways

February 21, 2012: Fat Tuesday Aunt Robin’s King Cake with Lemon Ginger Cream & Uncle Rock’s Chocolate King Cake with Chocolate Cream I always thought of King Cake as a Mardi Gras treat: a slightly sweet bread rolled with nutty cinnamon sugar or filled with cream cheese, then glazed and topped with purple, gold, and […]

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