King Cake

The wonderful King Family has made this cake a few times and before I had to adopt a low-carb lifestyle, I enjoyed this cake immensely. I hope that you enjoy this terrific cake as much as I have.

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King Cake

This cake is always a big hit and the lovely matriarch of the family has been gracious enough to share her recipe for this lovely cake.
Course Dessert
Cuisine Indeterminate
Author Karina King

Ingredients

Cake

  • 2 cans crescent rolls
  • 4 oz Cream cheese
  • 2 tbsp powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp cinnamon powdered

Icing

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp skim milk varies based on desired consistancy
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • colored sugar to add a little pizzazz

Instructions

Cake

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • Place crescent roll slices around a round pan with the points pointing towards the center and press the seams between the segments.
  • Combine cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla in a mixing bowl.
  • Distribute the mixture into the pan on top of the crescent rolls.
  • Combine butter, brown sugar, and cinnamon in a mixing bowl until crumbly.
  • Sprinkle over the mixture previously placed in the pan on top of the crescent rolls.
  • Fold the dough over the mixtures.
  • Bake for 20-25 minutes. The dough should be golden brown.

Icing

  • Mix the powered sugar, skim milk and vanilla in a mixing bowl.
  • Apply icing to the cake.
  • Sprinkle colored sugar on top of the icing if desired.

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