Mardi Gras King Cake Recipe --A brioche or sweet roll dough is braided, baked in a circle and decorated with icing and purple, green and gold sugars. Kind of like a crown shaped cinnamon roll all dressed up for a party.
All you need to know to bake a king cake for Mardi Gras
A traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras King Cake - cinnamon and sugar nestled between the layers of sweet dough, with a cream cheese filling, a sugar glaze and topped with colored sugar. Takes longer to bake because of cream cheese on top