Let Them Eat King Cake

February 5, 2022

Laissez les bons temps rouler! That’s right, you’ve probably heard this infamous French saying more than once in your life. What does it mean? Well, it’s simple. LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL! Celebrated in the Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Sweden, USA and more, Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday), also known as Shrove Tuesday, Carnival Tuesday, and Pancake Tuesday is the carnival celebration beginning on or after the Christian Feast of the […]

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Mardi Gras 2017

January 26, 2017

Laissez les bon temps rouler! It’s already time for the first holiday season of 2017 here at the bakery – Mardi Gras season! It kicks off every year on January 6, but the length of the season varies on the date of Fat Tuesday. This year, we are lucky to have a long Mardi Gras season since Fat Tuesday does not fall until February 28. We used to make our […]

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Let the Good Times Roll – It’s Mardi Gras Season!

January 13, 2016

We are only two weeks in to 2016, and exciting things are already happening! Believe it or not, the official Mardi Gras season actually began last week, on Wednesday, January 6. This traditional kickoff day always coincides with the Feast of the Epiphany or Three Kings’ Day, which are celebrated twelve days after Christmas. (Don’t believe the commercials – the 12 days of Christmas actually take place after the holiday!) […]

Be the King of the Big Game

January 28, 2015

We are so excited about next week’s big football game! While we, of course, wish our Houston boys were playing, we still can’t wait for all food, football and fun that comes along with the game. We wanted to do something extra special for all of our fans, so we are having a contest just in time for the game. You could win one of our newest creations, a Cheesecake […]

Let the good times roll with Three Brothers Bakery

January 22, 2015

It’s that time of year where we start breaking out the beads and we see more yellow, green and purple. That’s right, Mardi Gras season is upon us! We love this sweet holiday and love all the treats that go along with it even more. We have talked about the traditions of this holiday on the blog before. If you’d like to learn more about them, click here. We love […]

Laissez les bons temps rouler – Mardi Gras Treats for all

February 6, 2013

It’s not just king cakes at here Three Brothers this Mardi Gras season. This holiday has so much history and tradition and we just love every bit of it! We’ve got the perfect treat for any of your Mardi Gras gatherings. Interested in learning more about the tradition of the King Cake? Just click here to read our previous post all about it! If you were lucky enough to find […]

Tradition of the King Cake Trinket

March 7, 2011

Did you happen to bite into a small trinket while enjoying a king cake this year? It’s your lucky day! What is this thing?! Traditionally, small trinkets are baked or placed in a King Cake. These trinkets can be ceramic dolls, small beans or (if you’re in America) a tiny, plastic toy doll. If you’ve gotten your king cake at Three Brothers Bakery, you might notice we used chocolate coins […]

Viens-ici! It’s Mardi Gras Season!

February 21, 2011

There’s a great story behind everything. Behind a piece of art, your favorite song- heck, even behind your friendly neighborhood bakery! This Mardi Gras season lends itself to tons of culture and history, and we at Three Brothers Bakery want to celebrate with you. The dessert associated most with Mardi Gras is the almighty (and mighty delectable!) KING CAKE. King cakes can be found in a variety of forms, but […]