This king cake is a hand-braided sweet bread filled with cinnamon sugar and topped with a sweet icing glaze. Decorated in purple, green and gold sprinkled sugar, this king cake tis perfect for celebrating Mardi Gras. Living in Louisiana, I got to experience Cajun food at it's best. Crawfish boils, jambalaya, gumbo, and of course, the king cake. While most Americans are diving into a new fad diet in January, people in Louisiana are starting to celebrate Mardi Gras. Once those king cakes start appearing in grocery stores and bakeries, you forget about that diet! Every gathering ...