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If you've been to New Orleans you know that it's all about the purple, green, and gold come Mardi Gras. The purple stands for justice, the green for faith, and the gold for power. Mardi Gras is also all about excess before the start of Lent, with an emphasis on rich foods like doughnuts and cake.
This year, Mardi Gras is a bit later than usual. You've all been using that extra time to gather dessert ideas, right? No? Well, if you want something quick, easy, and fun to put everyone in the Fat Tuesday spirit, try out this Mardi Gras-themed tie-dye cake. You can make it from scratch or cheat and use your favorite boxed mix. Either way, it's sure to get you in the festive mood.