Happy Three Kings Day!

7eb2ba4261e775826ab9e4280a903897(Or, for those who don’t celebrate, Happy Day You Really Should Take Down the Outside Lights!)

Three Kings Day traditionally honored the three magi — Caspar, Melchior and Balthasar — who followed the star to Baby Jesus, and brought him expensive gifts because they knew this wasn’t just an ordinary baby.

The day is a big deal among some Hispanic cultures. The Three Kings Day parade in Hartford is a must-see (sometimes with a real, live camel!)

My favorite tradition is the rosca de reyes. What’s not to like about a little baby doll baked inside a cake?

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2 responses to “Happy Three Kings Day!

  1. After baking a little doll at 350° for a half hour or so doesn’t it get a little…well…gnarly?

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