9 New Orleans-Inspired Desserts To Make For Mardi Gras

In New Orleans, Mardi Gras isn't limited to just one day. There are multiple days of parades, parties, music, beads, costumes, and eating leading up to February 12th. We like their style—following the simple equation that more fun > less fun—and we're planning on making many New Orleans inspired treats this week. Want to follow along with us on the party train? Click through the slideshow to see recipes for pralines, pain perdu, king cake, beignets, and more!

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Cajun Caramel Corn
Bananas Foster Trifle
Bananas Foster Pie
Pecan Pralines
Quick King Cake
Bourbon Bread Pudding
Creole Brownies
Challah Pain Perdu with Vanilla Crème Anglaise