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  • King Cake Festival crowns this year's top flavors

    January 25, 2015 5:06 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - The second annual King Cake Festival kicked off in Champion's Square on Sunday, and there was every variation of the sweet treat you can think of. There are dozens of types of flavors and they come in all shapes and sizes, and most people would agree... more »
  • King Cakes bring in purple, gold, but mostly green check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 6, 2015 6:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - As Carnival season kicks off so does the tradition of the state's guiltiest pleasure: King Cakes. The classic Mardi Gras treat is typically made with cinnamon and icing, but this year some bakeries and donut shops are branching out with some off-the-wall flavors. "I like... more »
  • Bakeries prep King Cakes, burgers on Lundi Gras check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 3, 2014 12:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Bakeries in Baton Rouge are in crunch mode as they prepare thousands of King Cakes and other pastries to be shipped around the world. Ambrosia Bakery said they've shipped around 3,000 King Cakes so far this Mardi Gras season, and have several hundred more being prepared... more »
  • Carnival season kicks off with maple bacon king cake check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    January 6, 2014 4:46 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Baker Jeff Herman and Chef Jay Ducote kicked off carnival season on WBRZ News 2 at 4 with maple bacon king cakes. Herman, who owns Tiger Deaux-Nuts, said this is his take on a Mardi Gras favorite. For more information on Herman or the shop,... more »
  • Mexico bakes nearly mile-long 'rosca' cake

    January 4, 2013 12:33 PM

    MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican bakers have made a traditional holiday ring cake that instead of measuring the usual two feet or so, weighed in at 10 tons and stretched in a nearly mile-long circle on Mexico City's main plaza. National bakers association vice president Antonio Arias says the bready... more »
  • Cross-Country King Cakes

    March 4, 2011 5:36 PM

    BATON ROUGE- The traditional King Cake is essential to make any Mardi Gras party authentic, but not everyone has easy access to the sweet treats. It's why several bakeries are shipping the cakes cross country. "Probably doing about 20,000 to 25,000 king cakes total and a little bit less... more »

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