Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday is today and the name refers to the Catholic tradition of the last night to eat rich, fatty foods before fasting for Lent. A hallmark is the King's Cake in which a little plastic baby that represents Jesus is tucked.  The one who finds it makes the cake next year!  A cake that I love is Hummingbird Cake. Here's a recipe for 'cupcakes so good they'll make you hum'