Cake of the Day: Easy Mini King Cakes

They taste good, they look good, and they’re made by good people — talented bakers from around the world. Today, Angie McGowan of the blog shares her easy recipe for mini King Cakes to celebrate Mardi Gras. 

(Photo: Angie McGowan)

1 (17.5 ounce) can cinnamon rolls with icing (or cinnamon rolls from scratch)
2 tablespoons yellow colored sugar
2 tablespoons purple colored sugar
2 tablespoons green colored sugar

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

Separate dough into 5 rolls. To make mini king cake, unroll one 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 two inches apart.

Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Spread icing on warm cakes. Sprinkle with colored sugars.

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