Have you ever wanted to make a Mardi Gras king cake but were turned off by the complicated yeast bread recipes? Here’s a quickie recipe with beautiful results – and no cooking necessary.
I attended a presentation today given by Cindy Pagragan of Cindy’s Sweet Sensations. She showed us slides of her exquisite novelty and wedding cakes – have you ever seen one in the shape of a castle? She taught us some fascinating things about cake icings, such as the trade-offs of transfat vs. smoothness and stability. But what I really want to share with you is her creative king cake recipe. This is the secret ingredient: