What better way to celebrate Christmas than with these incredible “Chris” Kringle Cakes? They are reminiscent of the Mardi Gras King Cake, but in mini form and decorated for Christmas – thus the “Chris”. As such, each one is a ring of twisted cinnamon roll dough topped with an amazing cream cheese icing.
Mardi Gras which French for Fat Tuesday begins on January 6 and culminates on the day before Ash Wednesday. The King Cake is a quintessential confection that is decorated in Mardi Gras colors. Purple signifies justice; green denotes faith; and gold or yellow signifies power. Traditionally, a tiny plastic baby is hidden in the King Cake. Whoever,…
Every now and then, Susan and I make a King Cake for Mardi Gras. This year, Susan suggested that we make a Christmas King Cake, decorated in red and green. I thought – what a good idea, especially since we’re breaking with tradition this year and having a New Orleans themed Christmas dinner!