These personal-sized king cakes might not have room for a plastic baby, but they're packed with delicious flavor for a sweet Mardi Gras.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
rise:
1 hr 30 mins
bake:
20 mins
total:
2 hrs 5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 dozen
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine milk, yeast, and 1/4 cup sugar in a bowl. Stir well, and set in a warm place for about 10 minutes. In another bowl, combine butter and next 3 ingredients; stir in 2 teaspoons lemon juice.

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  • Combine flours, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, and kosher salt in a large mixing bowl. Add milk mixture and butter mixture, and beat, adding 1 to 2 tablespoons flour if dough is too sticky, until dough is smooth and forms a shaggy mass. (It should remain soft.)