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Galette des Rois-  French King cake
Galette des Rois- French King cake
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This home made almond and puff pastry cake is traditionally served on the festival of Epiphany. The cake has different names and shapes around the world, but all have one thing in common which is the crown that represent the crown of the 3 kings that arrived in Bethlehem the 6th of January.

Ingredient List for 2 servings:
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110 gr Almond paste
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170 gr Almond flour
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50 gr Sugar
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50 gr Butter
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2 Eggs
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1 Puff pastry roll
Oven temperature:
175 degrees Celsius
Instructions:
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Preheat the oven at 175 degrees Celsius.
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Grate the almond paste and mix it together with the butter.
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Add 1 egg, and the almond flour and mix it all well to a solid paste.
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Divide the puff pastry roll in 2 and place one half on a baking form.
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Pour all the paste on top of the puff pastry roll.
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Pour all the paste on top of the puff pastry roll.
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Place a little porcelain figure in the paste.
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Place the second half on top of the cake and fold in the edges around the cake.
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Mix the second egg and brush the top of the cake.
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Place the cake in the oven for 50 minutes.
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Take out the cake and let it cool down.
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Cut the cake before serving it, and the person that get the figure becomes king or queen of the day.
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