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Mini King Cakes


King cake is a Mardi Gras tradition. You can make these cinnamon roll mini versions in a jiffy! They freeze well if you have leftovers. Ha ha!

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  • 1 (17.5-ounce) can Pillsbury Grands cinnamon rolls with icing
  • 2 tablespoons yellow colored sugar
  • 2 tablespoons purple colored sugar
  • 2 tablespoons green colored sugar


Servings 5
Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 40mins


Step 1

Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheet.

Separate dough into 5 rolls. To make mini king cake, unroll 1 roll into a dough rope; fold rope in half lengthwise. Twist dough in a spiral, and shape into a circle. Place on cookie sheet. Repeat to use up rolls, placing 2 inches apart.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Spread icing on warm cakes. Sprinkle with colored sugars.

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