43/365: fat tuesday

I wanted to celebrate Fat Tuesday and, since I never met a cupcake I didn’t like, I decided to honor the day with King Cupcakes, following the recipe I found here.

After a nearly two-hour wait for the yeast to rise (including the nearly 45 minutes in which I set my bowl on top of the dryer in order to expedite the process), I was ready to knead my dough.

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Into the oven went the raw rolls.

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Out came golden domes.  (In the interim, the kitchen smelled like warm cinnamon buns Mmmmm!)

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And with the proper decorations, my Fat Tuesday was complete!  I’ll confess this now– after you’ve seen how pretty they are– I’ve never actually had King Cake before!  I don’t know if these tasted the way that King Cake is supposed to taste– but they were delicious in any case!  A great way to celebrate the day.

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3 comments

    • Thanks Tami. In the event you’ve never had King Cake before (and you probably have– it was probably just me who was missing this seasonal delight), these cupcakes have a cinnamon roll consistency and more of that flavor that a traditional cupcake. And yes, they tasted as good as they looked!

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