Tiny Mardi Gras King Cake

Mardi Gras is a huge party that deserves a tiny king cake.


Tiny Mardi Gras King Cake

  • 1 tablespoon lukewarm milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon yeast
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Grated nutmeg
  • 1 quail egg for egg wash


  • 2 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • Purple, green and gold luster dust


  1. Mix milk, sugar and yeast. Stir in flour, butter, vanilla, lemon zest, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside to rise.
  2. Divide dough into two long ropes and twist together into a circle. Brush with egg wash. Bake at 350°F for 6 minutes.

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