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King Cake with Cream Cheese Filling

3 reviews

Round out your Mardi Gras celebration with a King Cake—a colorful ring-shaped pastry drizzled with green, gold and purple icing. This stunning cake has become the gala holiday’s signature dessert.—Alice LeJeune, Ville Platte, Louisiana

Louisiana Jambalaya

6 reviews

My husband helped add a little spice to my life. He grew up on Cajun cooking , while I ate...


Mardi Gras King Cake

7 reviews

This frosted king cake is the highlight of our annual Mardi Gras party. If you want to hide a token...


Shrimp Gumbo

31 reviews

A crisp green salad and crusty French bread complete this shrimp gumbo meal. I always have hot sauce available when...


Authentic Cajun Gumbo

10 reviews

I learned to cook in Louisiana and I love to cook Cajun food. This cajun gumbo recipe is one of...

Grandma’s Strawberry Shortcake

3 reviews

Here's a family-sized version of my grandma's summertime dessert. I can still taste the sweet juicy berries she piled over...


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New Orleans Beignets

15 reviews

These sweet, square and holeless French doughnuts are known as beignets. New Orleans’ traditional breakfast always includes a few of...

Traditional New Orleans King Cake

12 reviews

Get in on the fun of traditional king cake by hiding a little toy baby in the cake. Whoever finds...