Just when you thought the holiday season was over, along comes Three Kings Day full of gifts, parades and food. A popular holiday throughout Latin America, Día de Reyes is celebrated on January 6th and is growing in popularity among Hispanic families living in the U.S. And what makes the day so special is that whoever gets the little plastic baby doll that's hidden inside the Rosca de Reyes, or Three Kings Bread, has to host the next party held one month later on what is known as Día de la Candelaria.
So if you don't have a rosca you can always get creative with other tasty treats to hide the doll in.
Like tamales de dulce, conchas de azúcar or the always-popular pastel de tres leches.
Which makes for a great substitute not only because of its taste but also its name—one that's fit for Three Kings.
And because all kings deserve to have a rich tasting cake, remember to use Carnation® Evaporated Milk. Evaporated milk is concentrated, so it’s rich and creamy with a slightly sweet taste, making all your traditional recipes delicious. Plus it's wholesome, full of vitamins, minerals and protein.