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How to Make King Cake

Do you know what king cake is? Made famous in New Orleans, king cake is the classic ring-shaped Mardi Gras cake made for “fat Tuesday” with a lucky trinket baked right into the bread. In this video, you’ll learn how to make a king cake. With this simple step-by-step, you can make a traditional, delicious, properly decorated king cake with a cream cheese filling. You’ll see a great trick for making sure the dough maintains its ring shape while rising and baking and see how to finish the king cake with a sweet lemon glaze and festive sprinkles of traditional Mardi Gras colors—purple, yellow, and green. Long live the king cake! Get a top-rated recipe for Mardi Gras King Cake.

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  • malina143

This one seems to be the recipe...I WAS WONDERING THE SAME THING! http://allrecipes.com/recipe/king-cake/detail.aspx

  • Holly

found it ladies. Ingredients 2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast 1/2 cup white sugar 1 cup warm milk (110 degrees F/45 degrees C) 1/2 cup butter, melted 5 egg yolks 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar 2 cups confectioners' sugar 1/4 cup lemon juice 2 tablespoons milk 1 tablespoon multicolored candy sprinkles Directions In a large bowl, dissolve yeast and white sugar in warm milk. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes. Stir the egg yolks and melted butter into the milk mixture. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt, nutmeg and lemon zest. Beat the flour mixture into the milk/egg mixture 1 cup at a time. When the dough has pulled together, turn it out onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth and supple, about 8 minutes. Lightly oil a large bowl, place the dough in the bowl and turn to coat with oil. Cover with a d

  • Holly

here is the name, sorry forgot. 1 of 17 Photos King Cake By: ARVILLALAR