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Best Mardi Gras Recipes

Best Mardi Gras Recipes

We love any excuse to throw a party! Throw in a theme and we are golden. Since the beginning of Really Into This, we’ve featured loads of Mardi Gras themed recipes. Well, I think we have enough now to throw our own Mardi Gras Listicle! Throw on some Trombone Shorty, let’s hit the dance floor and have a Mardi Gras Party!

Mardi Gras Mask with King Cake Recipe


  • No Mardi Gras party is complete without a delicious King Cake
  • We have 2 recipes on this post!
  • One recipe for a homemade King cake filled with Cream Cheese
  • A second recipe using cinnamon rolls for an easy & tasty king cake
  • Find the baby & host the next party. I hope we’re invited!


Fried New Orleans Beignets with Powdered Sugar attached with recipe

New Orleans Beignets

  • No trip to New Orleans is complete without beignets
  • Have a taste of NOLA at home with this easy fried dough
  • These beignets are filling, easy & you’ll feel like you’re in the Bayou State!
  • This recipe was inspired by watching The Princess & The Frog on repeat during the summer



Hurricane Rum Bundt Cake Recipe


  • All the flavor of a delicious Hurricane without the hangover
  • Make this recipe in any bundt pan for a showstopping recipe
  • A cocktail cake is always a crowd-pleaser
  • This Hurricane Rum Cake features an Orange Grenadine Glaze that seals its fate as one of our Best Mardi Gras Recipes



Fried Meat Pies Recipe

  • Time for something savory to soak up all those cocktails
  • These Natchitoches Meat Pies are a family recipe
  • Hearty, flavorful & satisfying
  • Eat these on the go while heading to a Mardi Gras party


KING CAKE CINNAMON ROLLSCookie Sheet of King Cake Cinnamon Roll Recipe

  • These rolls were created following a King Cake failure
  • Perfect for a crowd & decorate any way you wish!
  • Contains all the flavors of King Cakes
  • Top or serve with jellies or jams if you enjoy fruit fillings in your King Cakes
  • Not only is this one of our best Mardi Gras recipes, but it’s one of our favorite recipes of all time.


KING CAKE BREAD PUDDINGKing Cake Bread Pudding on Plate with Recipe

  • Yet another way to enjoy King Cake
  • Crunchy, creamy & easy to make
  • Can make ahead & soak overnight
  • Change the sprinkle colors to reflect another holiday






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