King Cakes 2015

Jan 23rd, 2015 by Gemma | Comments Off on King Cakes 2015

It’s crazy how time flies, we’re already almost 3 weeks into the King Cakes season for this year and it’s a tiny season, we only have just over 3 weeks left! This will mark our fourth season providing them to Austin aficionados (to natives, NOLA ex-pats, heck… to anyone who knows and cares about yummy King Cake), […]

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Voodoo King and Queen Cakes

Jan 16th, 2014 by Michael | 1

We’re expanding our already delicious lineup of King Cakes by adding two flavors of a new style this year… this time, there’s chocolate to be had! It is my pleasure to introduce you to the Voodoo King and the Voodoo Queen. The Voodoo King Cake features a coconut cream cheese filling, a rich chocolate ganache […]

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King Cake Season 2014

Jan 6th, 2014 by Michael | Comments Off on King Cake Season 2014

Today is Twelfth Night — Epiphany — and that marks the beginning of Mardi Gras, and more importantly to us here at Curious Confections, that ushers in King Cake season. As a New Orleans boy it would be a crime against man and nature if I didn’t insist that we offer King Cakes… not that […]

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New Orleans Style King Cake

Jan 21st, 2013 by Gemma | Comments Off on New Orleans Style King Cake

It’s that time again, it comes round so fast! Mardi Gras season runs from Epiphany (January 6th) til Fat Tuesday (Shrove Tuesday – the day before Lent) and King Cake is acceptable all throughout the season. Now, Easter comes early this year, meaning that Fat Tuesday is in February, the 12th to be precise. That […]

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‘Tis The Season

Feb 16th, 2012 by Gemma | Comments Off on ‘Tis The Season

*** UPDATE*** – moving this post back up to the top for greater King Cake awareness. *grins* +-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+-+ It’s January again, Epiphany has passed and it’s King Cake, sorry, Mardi Gras season. *grins* Though I do tend to think if it more as King Cake season. The end of the season – Mardi Gras day […]

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King Cake

Jan 24th, 2011 by Gemma | 2

Back in February last year, before I was blogging regularly on here, I made a mention of king cake. Well, that time of year has rolled round again, it’s the season for parades and partying, and throwing beads and cups at people, Mardi Gras! I’ll direct you back to last years post for the history […]

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Laissez Les Bon Temps Roulez

Feb 12th, 2010 by Gemma | 2

Mardi Gras is in the air, Fat Tuesday is nearly upon us, it truly is time to let the good times roll. Come celebrate this time of year with a New Orleans favourite, the King Cake. An enriched coffee cake style dough rolled up with cinnamon sugar and braided into a round. Topped with icing […]

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