Minature King Cakes

Kim Phillips-Randolph


When making a King Cake, I noticed I was out of yeast so I decided to throw together a quick and simple version. It was a hit with my husband and son. Very easy and tasty.

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20 Min
20 Min


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1 can(s)
hungry jack buttermilk biscuits
2 Tbsp
2 tsp
4 Tbsp
butter or margarine
lemon rind, grated


3/4 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
lemon juice
purple, green and gold sugars

How to Make Minature King Cakes


  • 1Preheat oven 350 degrees

    Take each biscuit, flatten and roll to oblong shape.
    Spread amount of butter or margarine on each biscuit.
    Sprinkle with sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Grate with grated lemon peel.
    Roll each biscuit beginning at wide end. Close each end forming a small donut shape.
    Place in round cake pan or cookie sheet.
    Bake 350 for 15-20 minutes.
    Cool completely.
  • 2For glaze, combine the confectioners sugar, lemon juice and enough water to acheive desired consistency. Spread over cakes. Sprinkle with colored sugars.

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About Minature King Cakes

Course/Dish: Cakes, Biscuits

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