Monday, February 16, 2015

Cajun Mardi Gras Treats

With Mardi Gras in full swing in Cajun country, we've been having lots of fun and there is still lots of fun to be had! Parades are rolling, and Mardi Gras beads are flying, and there is live music on every corner. Time to eat, drink, and be merry and especially to eat! Here is a fabulous, sinfully delicious menu that is guaranteed to please your family and guests. Bon appetit!

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 And here are a few more Cajun Mardi Gras dessert faves!

Lemon Pie Cupcakes

1 box yellow or lemon cake mix
2 large eggs
1/2 cup water
1 can lemon pie filling

In large bowl, combine cake mix, eggs, water, and pie filling. Mix with electric mixer until well blended. Spoon into festive paper muffin cups, and bake in a 325 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out clean. Cool and frost.

Cream Cheese Frosting

1 (8 ounce pkg. cream cheese, softened)
1 tbs.milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
4 cups confectioners sugar
In large bowl, mix the cream cheese, milk, vanilla, and confectioners sugar, until smooth. Add a little more milk, if needed. Spread on cooled cupcakes and top with sprinkles. Enjoy!

Decadent Bourbon Brownies w /Praline Icing

 HAPPY MARDI GRAS, YA'LL! Merci beaucoup for stopping by!