Mardi Gras Dessert

  • Best Bread Pudding served on a plate with bourbon sauce
    2 hrs, 10 min
    This best-ever Bread Pudding is so easy to make. Just soak bread cubes with eggs, sugar, and milk, then bake. Add bourbon-soaked raisins and spices to make it extra-special. This New Orleans dessert is a classic for Christmas, Mardi Gras, or any special meal.
  • Pralines
    40 min
    Gluten-Free
    Pecan pralines are more than the sum of their parts: pecans, sugar, cream, butter, and vanilla. They're a rich, crunchy, candy-coated indulgence! Make them for a holiday cookie tray or to ship to a friend.
  • 35 min
    Enjoy pillowy, sugary New Orleans-style Beignets right at home. Start the dough the night before, and let it rise slowly overnight for a sweet breakfast, or do it all in the morning. It's a trip to Cafe du Monde without the ticket price!
  • Slice of the best slow cooker banana bread pudding topped with a scoop of ice cream and drizzeld with caramel sauce on a gray plate. A jar of caramel sauce is off to the side.
    4 hrs, 40 min
    Whipping up a batch of bread pudding doesn’t get easier than this! The slow cooker creates a smooth and custardy texture. This version is rich with bananas, warm spices, and caramel sauce for a bread pudding twist on the famous New Orleans dessert: Bananas Foster!
  • Top view of a homemade king cake on a white plate. Forks and a green linen are to the left. A small plastic baby figurine is above as well as Mardi Gras beads
    3 hrs, 10 min
    Celebrate Mardi Gras with a homemade King Cake filled with cinnamon and sugar. If you can’t make it to New Orleans, bring it to you with this step-by-step guide to making this colorful, classic celebration cake – baby and all!