Who invented the King Cake?

Answer The King Cake was invented by pagans in Western Europe as a ritual of sacrifice. The King Cake's purpose was finding a man who would be king for a year and then sacrificed to ensure a good harvest.... Read More »

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Where did the king cake originate?

The king cake is believed to have originated in France. The tradition was brought to New Orleans by French and Spanish settlers and is now part of the Mardi Gras celebration.Source:AOL Living: The ... 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 The cake was originally made to celebrate the Feast of Epiphany, also called Twelfth Night or King's Day, ...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 »

Which organization started the king cake?

The history of king cakes dates back to pagan religions in Western Europe before Christianity. The men of the tribe would each take a piece of the king cake. The one who had the piece with the coin... 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 »