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Kantz
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Over Yander
Member since Feb 2013
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New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
Hey everyone. I've been a long time lurker on tigerdroppings and the fdb is easily my favorite board. I especially love the picture threads showing step by step processes of the cooking.

I know there's a whole thread on the board right now that's going strong showing off everyone's (delicious) food, but I wanted to take a second and introduce myself and some of my food.

I hope to be able to share in the fun conversations on this board and learn some new things!

I saw a picture of a king cake bread pudding in the long picture thread and I HAD to try and make my own so here's what I did.


First I started out with two king cakes. I got them from Albertson's. They weren't great..but I was looking for some cheap ones to manipulate



I cut up the cakes into about 1 inch chunks and put them on a sheet tray and put them into the oven. They were too moist and wouldn't have soaked up the liquid, so this step was important.



Next I mixed 6 eggs with a cup of cream and about 2 1/2 cups of whole milk and 1/2 cup of sugar. I also added bit of cinnamon and some almond extract.



This is just the bread soaking in the liquid.



I also made my own icing to top it with. Just some powdered sugar, condensed milk, water, and a quick squeeze of lemon juice.



And some purple, yellow, and green sugar crystals. Made from food coloring and plain white crystals.



Right out of the oven. Cooked it for about an hour at 325.



And here it is all put together!




Hope yall enjoy lookin' as much as I enjoyed cookin'...and more importantly eatin'. It turned out to be absolutely delicious. I hope some of yall try it too
This post was edited on 2/12 at 8:30 pm



Stadium Rat
LSU Fan
Metairie
Member since Jul 2004
6078 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
Man, I'll bet that was sweet!


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Powerman
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Member since Jan 2004
128106 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
Save me a piece



jmcs68
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Member since Sep 2012
40401 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
Looks delish



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Gris Gris
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OTIS!NO RULES FOR SAUCES ON STEAK!!
Member since Feb 2008
34263 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
I'm not even a king cake lover, but I love bread pudding and that looks great. Welcome!


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Carson123987
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Middle Court at the Rec
Member since Jul 2011
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re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
looks delicious. send me a piece


Kantz
LSU Fan
Over Yander
Member since Feb 2013
170 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
Thanks everyone. I'd be happy to share..but everyone devoured it last night. Which is a good sign, but bad for my taste buds. Also forgot to mention that I added white chocolate chips. You can kinda see them in the second to last picture.

Made a crawfish etouffee pizza yesterday too. Gotta get going to work, but I'll be sure to post pics of that as soon as I have a chance. Spoiler alert...it was good too.


burgeman
Southeastern LA Fan
Member since Jun 2008
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re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
I am a fan of your work, may have to try this out


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Darla Hood
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Near that place by that other place
Member since Aug 2012
7184 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
quote:

Made a crawfish etouffee pizza yesterday too.

Oh my!


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El Josey Wales
LSU Fan
Greater Geismar
Member since Nov 2007
22710 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
SlowFloPro will love this.


tracytiger
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Baton Rouge
Member since May 2009
3631 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
Welcome!

It sounds delicious(but, I dont like the white chocolate chip part).

Thanks for the pictures. I love crawfish on pizza. I like it spicy with jalapeños.


The Cable Guy
Iowa State Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Aug 2004
9692 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
Looks awesome.


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Aubie Spr96
Auburn Fan
lolwut?
Member since Dec 2009
20434 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
quote:

Made a crawfish etouffee pizza yesterday too.


You have my attention.


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Coater
LSU Fan
Madison, MS
Member since Jun 2005
25400 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
quote:

SlowFloPro will love this.


helluva cinnamon roll right there


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s14suspense
USA Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Mar 2007
13369 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
Just showed this to the SO and she might make it pretty soon. Sounds glorious.


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TIGRLEE
LSU Fan
Northeast Louisiana
Member since Nov 2009
26790 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
As good as that looks I've just never been a fan of king cake.



LSU Piston
USA Fan
Baton Rouge, LA
Member since Feb 2008
3772 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
Bookmarked. Looks amazing. Can you be a little more specific on your icing measurements?

...and how long did you keep the king cake pieces in the oven?
This post was edited on 2/10 at 7:07 pm


4LSU2
LSU Fan
Madisonville
Member since Dec 2009
27435 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
quote:

SlowFloPro will love this.




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BRgetthenet
LSU Fan
Member since Oct 2011
95060 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
That has a sinful factor that cannot be measured.

Glad to have someone like you on board here.



bossflossjr
LSU Fan
The Great State of Louisiana
Member since Sep 2005
10859 posts

re: New guy here with some pictures (new pics on page 3)
Bangup 1st post on the FDB. Bangup.


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