King Cake Recipe

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King Cake

Candace Lemings

By
@mrsCLemings

Got this recipe from my pastor's wife, it's amazing!


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Serves:

~6 to 8

Prep:

1 Hr 25 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

DOUGH

1 1/4 c
warm water
1 1/2 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
cooking oil
3 1/4 c
flour
1/4 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
dry milk
2 tsp
active yeast

FILLING

1 (8oz) pkg
cream cheese
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
1 Tbsp
milk

GLAZE

2 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract
1 c
confectioners' sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix ingredients for dough; separate into 2 equal portions. Place on floured board and roll out into rectangles about 1/4" thick.
2
Soften cream cheese and mix ingredients for filling. Spread filling over the dough.
3
Roll dough sections from long side. Twist the two sections around each other and place in greased tube baking pan.
4
Let rise in warm place until double sized (about 1 hour).
5
Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.
6
Let cool completely. While cooling, mix ingredients for glaze. When cooled, glaze.
7
For added fun, separate glaze into three parts and add purple, green and yellow food coloring, then glaze your cake!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtag: #Louisiana