What’s new in King Cakes for Mardi Gras 2019?

Tired of the same old king cake? I’m not either. I love my go-to favorites, but I still like to try new things each Carnival season. We have plenty of time this year to explore with eight weeks of king cake feasting between Jan. 6 and Mardi Gras (March 5). 

So, here’s just a taste of what’s new for Carnival season 2019. We asked bakers and other sweets makers throughout the New Orleans area to tell us about new-this-year treats that we should add to our Carnival season bucket list. Here’s what they said:

Bittersweet Confections, 725 Magazine St., New Orleans, is adding a satsuma bourbon pecan king cake to its lineup. “Our braided brioche is filled with cinnamon butter, glazed with a satsuma icing and garnished with bourbon soaked pecans,” the baker said. It’s most popular cake is the chocolate one.

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