All the Recipes You Need to Throw A Mardi Gras Party

By Burn The Wine
Created March 7, 2017
Celebrate Mardi Gras with big flavor recipes for your Big Easy party. MORE+ LESS-

You don’t have to be in the Big Easy to party like it’s Fat Tuesday. Maybe you can’t head down to NOLA but you want to host a party like you’re rocking it in the French Quarter. Well mon ami, I am always looking out for you. Behold this magnifique list of amazing recipes that will make it super-easy to host your own bead-laden bonanza. Okay fine –feathers, glitter and beads are totally optional.

1. Spiked Jelly King Cake

All the gelatin colors plus vodka make for the very best kind of wiggles! Get ready to enjoy this adultified jelly king cake.

2. New Orleans Best Gumbo

This recipe calls for chicken gizzards, sausage links, okra, crabmeat, shrimp and oysters to name a few items. Get ready to impress your guests with the spice of life – NOLA style!

3. Muffuletta Slices

I hate olives, true story. But, I had a muffuletta and that sandwich made me rethink my olive policy. How’s that for a life-changing sandwich? Now you too can shake up worldviews and personal olive policies using this amazing recipe.

4. Mardi Gras Kiss

Super simple and extra delicious, this amazing cocktail features Brugal Añejo Rum, Amaretto, simple syrup and pineapple juice.

5. Mardi Gras Jelly Shot

Vibrant in color and flavor, these zazzy little jelly shots are ready to liven up your party.

6. Quick Mardi Gras King Cake

This sweetly colorful cake features a brown sugar and cinnamon filling that will have guests coming back for more!

7. Hot Crawfish Dip

Crawfish tails, pimentos and cream cheese – oh my! Get ready to get your dip on! Decorum dictates that you use toasted baguette slices to shovel this creamy dip into your face.

8. Mardi Gras Cat Cookies

Their ears are made of chocolate; their eyes are chocolate M&M’S®. No this isn’t some surreal dream. This is, cat-egorically, the best cookie treat ever though. What else needs to be said?

9. King Cake Pull Apart Muffins

You’ll enjoy layer after layer of decadent layer buttery, cinnamony goodness all while telling yourself that sure, you’re going to save some for later. As in five minutes later, right?

10. King Cake Pancakes

There is a color spectrum to this deliciousness and luckily it is thematically appropriate for Mardi Gras! Just make these beauteous pancakes to get into the spirit of Shrove Tuesday!

11. King Cake Bread Pudding

Practically all you need is about an hour and Pillsbury™ Grands!™ Flaky Layers refrigerated buttermilk biscuits to make this rich, delicious Mardi Gras treat!

12. King Cake Jelly Shots

Just looking at these festive little jelly shots make me want to flash – a smile that is. What were you thinking?