Traditional King Cake
40 mins (prep 30, cooking 10)
11 ingredients
makes 2 cakes (about 18 servings each)
This traditional Mardi Gras dessert makes two king cakes each topped with a creamy glaze and festive gold, purple, and yellow sugar sprinkles.

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Serving Size (184.19 g)
Servings 2
Amount per Serving
Calories 909.74 Calories from Fat 504.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 56.0g 172.3%
Saturated Fat 35.45g 354.55%
Trans Fat 2.26g %
Cholesterol 148.37mg 98.91%
Sodium 1607.72mg 133.98%
Total Carbohydrate 107.57g 71.71%
Dietary Fiber 1.04 g 8.28%
Sugars 105.85 g %
Protein 0.66g 2.66%
Vitamin A 1730.27IU% Vitamin C 0.07mg%
Calcium 37.88mg% Iron 0.24mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
warm water, large eggs, bread flour, glaze