King Cake

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Cuisine: English

Main Ingredient: Cake

Category: Dessert

Difficulty: 1/10

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King Cake

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3 1/2 c cakeflour;
1 1/2 cupSugar;
1 c Water
2/3 cupVegetable oil;
1/3 c nonfat drymilk;
3 teaspoonBaking powder;
1 teaspoonVanilla;
1/2 teaspoonSalt;
8 Egg; whites
lightLemon; Glaze (recipe
coloredsugar; crystals and
1 sm China or plastic baby dol


1Preheat oven to 375F. Grease and flour a 10-inch fancy tube pan. Sift flour before measuring and combine with sugar, water, oil, dry milk, baking powder, vanilla, and salt in a bowl. Mix until smooth. Whip the egg whites until stiff. Fold whipped egg whites into the batter until evenly blended. Spoon batter into the prepared pan. Bake 40 to 50 minutes until cake bounces back when gently touched in the center. Turn out of pan onto cake rack; cool thoroughly. Drizzle with Light Lemon Glaze and decorate with purple and green sugar crystals and gold dragees. Makes one 10-inch fancy tube cake, 20 slices. LIGHT LEMON GLAZE Mix 1 cup sifted powdered sugar with 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind, a dash of salt, and 2 to 3 tablespoons hot water until mixture is smooth and can be drizzled onto the cake. * NOTE: Oven-safe doll may be inserted in batter; otherwise insert doll in cake before inverting cake out of pan. Busted by Karen Sonnessa <> Recipe by: Tabasco Posted to MC-Recipe Digest by "Karen Sonnessa" <> on Apr 16, 1998
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