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"French King's Cakes ~ Happy New Year 2018"
In France, New Year's greetings and king's cakes go hand in hand. After all the Christmas buches de Noel (yule log cakes), it's immediately time for the galettes des rois (king's or kings' cakes). During the season of Epiphanie, also known as la Fete des rois (Three Kings Day, or Feast of the Epiphany, or Twelfth Night), just about every French patisserie displays dozens of these deep golden rounds in its windows in late December and January...
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