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Mardi Gras Tie-Dye Cake

Serious Eats Alexandra Penfold Post a comment

If you're looking for something delicious and fun to put everyone in the Fat Tuesday spirit, try out this Mardi Gras-themed tie-dye cake. More

Beignets

Serious Eats Alexandra Penfold 3 comments

For folks outside of New Orleans, the square, fried fritters which are covered (perhaps buried) in powdered sugar are probably most closely associated with the French Quarter's famed Cafe Du Monde, a coffee shop established back in 1862. More

Baked Beignets with Chicory Coffee Sauce

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins 1 comment

These "beignets" may not be fried, but the chocolaty chicory coffee makes them more than indulgent enough for Mardi Gras. More

Quick King Cake

Serious Eats MarĂ­a del Mar Sacasa 2 comments

This version is a quick take on the cake, made with store-bought puff pastry. The filling is cinnamon-sugar, and as a nod to its Southern state of residence, contains bourbon-poached golden raisins. This cake calls for a dried bean to be placed, so warn your guests prior to biting in lest you want a king or queen with a cracked tooth! More

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