Carnival season is finally here once again, and you know what that means…all things Mardi Gras and King Cake! Wanting to go outside of your comfort zone and discover more than just King Cakes? Well, the Twin Cities have you covered with all the Mardi Gras unique eats you could ever want! Get ready to laissez les bons temps rouler!
JAC's Craft Smokehouse
For a little caffeine pick-me-up, enjoy the King Cake Latte from JAC's Craft Smokehouse! Served hot or cold, this latte is lightly dusted in purple, green, and gold sprinkles. It will give you the energy you need for a Monroe-West Monroe Mardi Gras season that is jam packed with fun!
Bake318 puts a sweet twist on Mardi Gras this season with their King Cake Bars and King Cake Macarons! The King Cake Bars have a shortbread crust with a buttery pecan filling that is delectable and a traditional King Cake glaze with a kiss of rum. The gorgeously decorated macaron's purple shells with delicious green filling and golden sprinkles are perfectly sweet. These tasty treats are just what you need this Mardi Gras season!
Magic Grill of West Monroe
All things involving King Cake are loved here in MWM, and that includes burgers too! Magic Grill of West Monroe offers a unique take on Mardi Gras with their King Cake Burger. This burger includes a slice of warm King Cake as the bun and your choice of burger toppings. It's served with fresh cut fries and garnished with Mardi Gras beads. The delicious flavors will have your taste buds ready for another bite!
Butter: A Louisiana Bakery
Butter has a treat that is truly fit for a Mardi Gras king! Their Mardi Gras Mega Macaron is the perfect play on Carnival season. The sweet, rich cream filling is sandwiched between two delicate, soft meringue cookies. Bonus: They are gluten free!
If you prefer the more traditional Mardi Gras treat, click here for a list of places to get King Cakes in Monroe-West Monroe.