Weasley Is our King Cake

Weasley Is Our King Cake

Lis Fricker
Here is a simple and affordable Mardi Gras-inspired dessert in honor of a certian Hogwarts Quidditch player. It's so easy, it's just like magic.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine French
Servings 8 people


  • 2 tubes cinnamon rolls (12.4 oz each)
  • sprinkles gold, green, and purple
  • 1 bean/small baby charm optional (to be the king cake baby)


  • Preheat oven following package directions.
  • Remove rolls from tube and lay them vertically, forming a ring, on a parchment-lined baking pan.
  • If you are including the optional baby/bean, place the item between two of the rolls in the cake.
  • Bake the ring following package directions.
  • Allow roll to cool slightly. Decorate with provided frosting package and colored sprinkles.
  • Cut into slices and serve.


  • Whoever gets the slice with the king cake baby is king of Mardi Gras and will supposedly have a lucky year. Some traditions state this person has to either host or bring the king cake for the next year's Mardi Gras celebration.