"I grew up eating king cake in NOLA but never really LIKING it. I finally decided to give it a go myself and have to say that this is, hands down, the best I've ever eaten. A conglom of several recipes, it's great with coffee, not too sweet, not too bready, with a rich, tender crumb and the traditional lemon/nutmeg flavors of a genuine NOLA king cake. Best eaten same day but pretty darn good the day after (if there are leftovers!). Enjoy, y'all!" — mississippimarion
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1 (.25 ounce) package
rapid rise yeast
1 1/4 teaspoons
eggs at room temperature
Cream cheese filling:
1 (8 ounce) package
cream cheese at room temperature
lemon juice, or as needed
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Buttermilk King Cake with Cream Cheese Filling
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 131
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