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  • CathyPeterson
    18 FEB, 2015
    I made this yesterday and it is incredible. Only thing I did different is I kneaded for 10 minutes with my dough hook on medium/high speed. It's a sticky dough until after the 1st rise but definitely worth the hassle. Once baked, this cake has an incredible texture and is just slightly sweet. I will use this dough for my next batch of cinnamon rolls. I did not find the recipe or instructions confusing at all, but I ALWAYS read through ingredients & instructions twice. Thanks Martha.
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  • maryjean54
    16 FEB, 2010
    And where is the baby? That's the fun part.
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  • brutuses
    11 FEB, 2010
    This recipe left out the most important ingredients, the cinammon, sugar and butter that are applied between the braids. That is where all the flavor is. I'm from N.O. so I know what a real king cake has in it.
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  • Tryingsomethingnew
    24 FEB, 2009
    These directions are so confusing and complicated.
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  • alucero
    11 FEB, 2008
    Also confusing, the recipe calls for 1 package of yeast, Martha clearly refers to 2 packages of yeast during the demonstration. I've made the recipe as printed with 1 package of yeast with no problems. I wonder how if the dough would support 2 packages of yeast? As to how many cakes the recipe will make, I've made 3 at times, they're just smaller.
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  • joliemichelle
    2 FEB, 2008
    I am so happy to find this recipe. I'm a bit confused on how many cakes are made from the recipe. The top says 1 cake. The directions refer to 2 cakes. I made two. thank you. Love the show, magazine, and web pages. jolie
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