King’s Cake

Mardi gras, fat tuesday, pancake day. Call it what you will, but the day before lent begins is one last farewell to the winter holidays. Originally the day to eat up the last of the dairy and eggs from the year before, now it just means I ate to much breakfast food for dinner. And it’s the last time King’s cake (served between King’s day and today) is traditionally baked. The last cake often holds a small token; whoever gets the slice with it gets to hold the party next year!

King's Cake
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