King Cake
TM6 TM5

King Cake

4.8 (5 rating)

Ingredients

Dough

  • 4 oz unsalted butter, room temperature, plus extra to grease
  • 4 oz whole milk
  • 2 oz sugar
  • 2 ¼ tsp active dry yeast
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 16 oz all-purpose flour

Brown Sugar Paste

  • 4 oz unsalted butter, diced, room temperature
  • 7 oz dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp salt

Assembly

  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tsp water

Glaze

  • 8 oz cream cheese, diced, room temperature
  • 6 oz confectioners sugar
  • 1 ½ oz whole milk
  • sanding sugar, yellow, green and purple
    or colored sugar sprinkles

Nutrition
per 1 slice
Calories
2139.2 kJ / 511.3 kcal
Protein
8.1 g
Carbohydrates
66.4 g
Fat
24.3 g
Saturated fat
14.2 g
Fiber
1.6 g
Sodium
300.8 mg

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