Homemade King Cake

RECETAS DEL SEÑOR SEÑOR
12Ingredients
105Minutes
750Calories

Description

King cake is a Mardi Gras tradition but is delicious enough to make any time of year. What gives it unique flavor is the combination of orange flower water and candied fruit, as in this streamlined recipe, which incorporates some bread flour for a h…

artier crumb. The yeast dough rises in the oven, for a cake with a golden brown crust and an airy interior--perfect for burying a treasure inside (just warn your guests to be on the lookout!).

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Ingredients

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  • 50 grams all purpose flour
  • 16 grams yeast
  • 95 grams sugar
  • 70 grams milk (warm or room temperature)
  • 3 eggs
  • 70 grams butter (melted)
  • 15 grams orange blossom extract
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 orange
  • 20 grams orange juice
  • 4 grams salt
  • 430 grams bread flour (sifted)
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    Directions

    1. In a bowl, add the all-purpose flour, yeast, 10 grams of sugar, and 30 grams of milk.
    2. Mix with the spoon and let it rest for 1 hour covered with a moist towel. Set aside.
    3. In another bowl, beat the eggs. Add the butter, orange blossom extract, lemon zest, orange zest, orange juice, salt, and remaining milk and sugar. Mix well.
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    NutritionView More

    750Calories
    Sodium23% DV560mg
    Fat32% DV21g
    Protein43% DV22g
    Carbs40% DV120g
    Fiber20% DV5g
    Calories750Calories from Fat190
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Fat21g32%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat
    Cholesterol200mg67%
    Sodium560mg23%
    Potassium320mg9%
    Protein22g43%
    Calories from Fat190
    % DAILY VALUE
    Total Carbohydrate120g40%
    Dietary Fiber5g20%
    Sugars25g50%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C50%
    Calcium10%
    Iron15%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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