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Mardi Gras King Cake

by Joe Cassady

Are you ready for Mardi Gras? Today, we’re gonna bake Mardi Gras King Cake. Add the following ingredients to your grocery list.

PASTRY:

1 cup milk

1/4 cup butter

2 (.25 ounce) packages active dry yeast

2/3 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)

1/2 cup white sugar

2 eggs

1 1/2 teaspoons salt

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

5 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

FILLING:

1 cup packed brown sugar

1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

2/3 cup chopped pecans

1/2 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 cup raisins

1/2 cup melted butter

FROSTING:

1 cup confectioners' sugar

1 tablespoon water

This short video will make our prep easy ... 

Makes 2 cakes.

Enjoy your Mardi Gras and your Mardi Gras Cake!

Joe

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