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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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 The cake was originally made to celebrate the Feast of Epiphany, also called Twelfth Night or King's Day, ...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 »

What happens with the baby in a king cake?

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 »

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 »

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 »