KING’S CAKE

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STEP ONE: FIND SOME PUFF PASTRY, ROLL OUT, AND CUT.

STEP TWO: MAKE THE FRANGIPANE

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Frangipane or almond cream scooped high onto rolled out puff pastry, note the coarse texture.

STEP THREE: ASSEMBLING THE GALETTE

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One inch border zone

STEP FOUR: THE TOP LAYER

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With the top circle in place, my son Beaumont eagerly awaits dessert.

STEP FIVE: CRIMP THE EDGES

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The David Lebovitz Technique of crimping the edges with a butter knife

STEP SIX: DECORATING THE DOUGH

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Decorated and ready to eat.

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My earliest attempt at cookery began with the filleting of my sister's goldfish at age 2 and cooking my pet rabbits by age 7. Life has been downhill ever since.

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