Boudin King Cakes for Mardi Gras

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King Cake is a sweet bread decorated with purple, gold and green sugar and is a New Orleans favorite this time of year. But a new kind of savory king cake is stealing the show this year.

Ahead of Mardi Gras, documentary filmmaker and Louisiana native Jamie Ross shares her rather strong opinions on the boudin-stuffed king cake, "It's like birthday cake-flavored ice cream makes sense. I'm not sure boudin-flavored king cake makes any sense, except to somebody who's got the most incredibly jaded palate."

And pastry chef Ann Kirk from Little Dom's shares a recipe for the traditional cake on the Good Food blog.

Music: "Hurricane Season" by Trombone Shorty and "Mardi Gras in New Orleans" by New Birth Brass Band