King Cake

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Appears in Cook's Country February/March 2024

Make this traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras treat in your own kitchen, no matter where you live.

SERVES8

TIME2½ hours, plus 3 hours 50 minutes to 4 hours 20 minutes chilling, rising, and cooling

King Cake

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We wanted a recipe for an excellent New Orleans–style king cake, engineered for home cooks so that anyone across the country could properly celebrate the Mardi Gras season. (Learn more about the tradition of making king cake here.) The typi...

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