Mardi Gras season is drawing to an end – Fat Tuesday is February 25th!
Did you know Mardi Gras comes with many names? Carnaval, Shrove Tuesday, Epiphany, Three Kings Day, the history of Mardi Gras is rich with history!
It’s also rich with pastries! King Cakes are the traditional Mardi Gras treat. Almost 300 years ago, King Cakes got their start in France, where they’re called galette des rois! In Spanish and Mexican culture, it is named Rosca de reyes! From the Kringle in Scandinavia to the Bolo Rei of Portugal, King Cakes are recognized around the world as a signature pastry of the Mardi Gras season!
Any way you slice it, King Cakes are the way to go this year, and you’re in luck! Three Brothers Bakery makes them from Three Kings Day to Fat Tuesday every year! Order online or stop in one of our stores to get yours before next week!