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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 the recipe for King Cake.

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