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Slow Food Kansas City Presents A King Cake Workshop
Roth Distributing
Lenexa, KS
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Slow Food Kansas City Presents A King Cake Workshop
Mardi Gras King Cake Workshop
Hands-on class with Paul McCool

SLOW FOOD KANSAS CITY
Presents
A KING CAKE WORKSHOP

LEARN TO MAKE A KING CAKE FOR MARDI GRAS
& enjoy some delicious New Orleans Style Gumbo!!  

DUE TO A WORK CONFLICT FOR OUR BAKER THE EVENT HAS CHANGED TO TUESDAY FEBRUARY 25TH, 2014.  ALL OTHER INFORMATION REMAINS THE SAME

TUESDAY, FEB. 25, 2014  
6:00 - 8:30PM
at
ROTH DISTRIBUTING
7930 Marshall Dr.
Lenexa, KS 66214

$35.00 Slow Food Members
$40.00 Non-Members

Hands-on class - Limited to 20

Make your online reservations at http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/558887.  

We will start the workshop with a little history about the King Cake, enjoy some homemade New Orleans style gumbo and beverages, and then prepare a King Cake at separate work stations.  Afterwards, sit back, relax and enjoy Roasterie Signature VooDoo Blend Coffee & a slice of King Cake.
Take home enough dough to make your own King Cake, plus you'll get decorations for the cake and a copy of the recipe.

Our instructor Paul McCool is an avid home baker who has baked for family and many friends for more than 35 years. He especially enjoys teaching others the art and the craft of breadmaking so that they can enjoy it within their homes and communities. Paul has taught classes in his home here in the U.S. & in South Africa.

A King Cake is an oval-shaped delicacy  a cross between a coffee cake and a French pastry that is rich in history as it is in flavor! The King Cake tradition is thought to have been brought to New Orleans from France in 1870.    It is decorated in royal colors of Purple which signifies Justice, Green for Faith, and Gold for Power. These colors were chosen to represent a jeweled crown honoring the the Three Kings who brought gifts to the Christ Child on the Feast of the Epiphany. As a symbol of this holy day, a tiny plastic baby is placed inside each King Cake as a prize. In the past, things such as coins, beans, pecans or peas were hidden inside.  At a party, each person looks to see if their piece contains the baby. If so, then that person is named 'King for a day' and bound by custom to host the next party and provide the next King Cake!  

Any questions or concerns, please contact Jasper at jasperjr@aol.com or 913.530.5635

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Location

Roth Distributing (View)
7930 Marshall Drive
Lenexa, KS 66214
United States


Categories

Food > Sweets

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No

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