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King Cake Recipe

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Ingredients for 12 servings

1/2 cup confectioners' sugar

1 dry bean or plastic King Cake baby (available at party-supply stores or

1 package active dry yeast

1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg

1/2 cup golden raisins

2 1/2 cups bread flour, plus more for dusting

Finely grated zest of 1 lemon

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 large egg yolks, plus 2 eggs

1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, melted and cooled, plus more for greasing the bowl

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1/3 cup milk

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

2 teaspoons grated orange zest

1 teaspoon salt

3 tablespoons granulated sugar

3/4 cup packed dark brown sugar

2/3 cup toasted pecans, chopped

Purple, green and gold sanding sugar, for decorating

1/4 cup bourbon

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