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Mini King Cakes

555 Mini King Cakes
So easy to make, these delicious cakes are fit for a king
skill level
Easy
time
30-60min
servings
12
cost
$$
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So easy to make, these delicious cakes are fit for a king
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ingredients
  • 1 pound Pizza Dough
  • 8 tablespoons Butter (melted; plus more for brushing)
  • 1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
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  • Icing
  • 1 cup Powdered Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Cream Cheese (room temperature)
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1 tablespoon Lemon Juice plus 1 Teaspoon Lemon Zest
  • 1 tablespoon New Orleans Rum or Spiced Rum
  • Purple Green and Yellow Icing Sugars (for decorating)
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  • 1
    Butter or Non-Stick Spray
    Preheat oven 350°F. Lightly grease an 8-10 inch cake pan with Butter or Non-Stick Spray.
  • 2
    1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
    1/2 cup Brown Sugar
    1 teaspoon Cinnamon
    1 teaspoon Lemon zest
    Salt
    In a small bowl, combine the Sugars, Cinnamon, Lemon Zest, and a pinch of Salt.
  • 3
    1 pound Pizza Dough
    Melted Butter
    Sugars Mixture
    On a lightly floured surface, roll the Pizza Dough into a long rectangle about 24" by 8 inches. Brush with Melted Butter and sprinkle with Sugars mixture.
  • 4
    Melted Butter
    Roll the Dough widthwise to form a long thin log. Cut the log crosswise into 12 equal pieces. Place each piece cut side down into the prepared cake pan. Brush the cakes with Butter.
  • 5
    Bake for 20 minutes or until rich golden on top but not crispy. Remove from oven, and carefully remove from pan, and transfer to a cooling rack and allow to cool.
  • 6
    1 cup Powdered Sugar
    1/2 cup Cream Cheese (room temperature)
    2 tablespoons Milk
    1 tablespoon Lemon Juice plus 1 Teaspoon Lemon Zest
    1 tablespoon New Orleans Rum or Spiced Rum
    Meanwhile, beat together the Icing ingredients to form a thick but pourable topping.
  • 7
    Icing
    Purple Green and Yellow Icing Sugars (for decorating)
    Pour the Icing over the cakes and decorate with the colored Sugars.
 
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