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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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
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

Step-By-Step

1Mix ingredients for dough; separate into 2 equal portions. Place on floured board and roll out into rectangles about 1/4" thick.

2Soften cream cheese and mix ingredients for filling. Spread filling over the dough.

3Roll dough sections from long side. Twist the two sections around each other and place in greased tube baking pan.

4Let rise in warm place until double sized (about 1 hour).

5Bake at 350 degrees for 25 minutes.

6Let cool completely. While cooling, mix ingredients for glaze. When cooled, glaze.

7For 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