You can order the traditional King Cake from most specialty bakeries. Or, for a more homespun twist, bake cupcakes and top them with gold, green and purple sugar.
Tropical Storm (serves 6)
- 24 ounces orange juice
- 24 ounces sweet and sour mix
- 4 ounces passion fruit syrup
- 4 ounces grenadine syrup
Stir together all ingredients. Fill highball glasses with crushed ice and pour drink over. Garnish each glass with a lime wheel.
- "Jambalaya (On the Bayou)" / Hank Williams
- "Iko Iko" / The Dixie Cups
- "Mardi Gras in New Orleans" / Fats Domino
- "Oh, My Nola" / Harry Connick, Jr.
- "Buggy Full of Cajun Music" / Jambalaya Cajun Band
- "Going Back to Louisiana" / Kim Carson
- "La Ti Da" / Marcia Ball
- "When a Cajun Man Gets the Blues" / Tab Benoit
- "Goin' Back to New Orleans" / Dr. John