What happens with the baby in a king cake?

Answer The king cake is a New Orleans tradition associated with Mardi Gras season. It's a large ring of sweet cinnamon-spiced dough decorated in yellow, purple and green. Baked somewhere inside is a small... Read More »

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What does the baby in a king cake represent?

The small plastic baby baked inside a king cake represents the Christ child, and the person who finds it is named "king" for the day and is said to have good luck in the coming year. King cakes are... Read More »

What is the meaning of a king cake baby?

A king cake is a dessert containing a hidden trinket. The person who finds this trinket in a serving is the recipient of good luck or a prize, or is selected to provide the dessert for the followin... Read More »

Cake Directions for a Baby Bootie-Shaped Cake?

Shaped cakes are popular for almost any type of celebration. Baby bootie-shaped cakes are easy to make. A cake can be a 3-D standing bootie, a flat cake, or cupcakes arranged to look like a bootie.... Read More »

When was the first king cake made?

The traditional Mardi Gras king cake is believed to have its roots in 12th century France. The cake was originally made to celebrate the Feast of Epiphany, also called Twelfth Night or King's Day, ... Read More »