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Rosca de Reyes Cake with Chocolate Bunnies

3h 10 mins
20 mins
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Surprise your family by preparing this delicious and original Rosca de Reyes Cake with Chocolate Bunnies. The great secret of the recipe for kings cake is that some people use table butter to give it softness and this is a chocolate bunny. It is more special because of the texture that chocolate makes it, without a doubt, a very original version. What you can add to the preparation of the bread are nuts and you can decorate it with almonds and the classic sugar crust. Think of what you would want to accompany this Rosca de Reyes Cake with Chocolate Bunnies when serving it?


10 portions
  • 100 milliliters milk, luke warm, for the yeast
  • 8 grams dry yeast, for the yeast
  • 3 cups flour, for the dough (370 grams)
  • 3/4 cups sugar, for the cough
  • 1/4 tablespoons salt, for the dough
  • 2 eggs, for the dough
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla essence, for the dough
  • 1 teaspoon Orange zest, for the dough
  • 2/3 cups butter, cold and cut into cubes, for the dough (125 g)
  • 3/4 cups walnut, toast, for the dough
  • 1 cup flour, for the crust
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, for the crust
  • 1 cup butter, for the crust
  • 3 dolls for thread, small plastic toy dolls
  • 1 egg yolk, To glaze
  • 1 cup almond, finely chopped
  • 11 rabbits
  • enough White chocolate, Melted to decorate


Preheat the oven to 170 ° C (approx. 392F).
Moisten the yeast with warm milk. Let stand 10 minutes.
For the dough, in a blender whisk the flour with the sugar, salt, the milk with yeast, the eggs, the essence of vanilla, the orange zest and knead until it has a firm and elastic consistency.
Add butter, nuts and whisk until well incorporated. Place the dough in a previously greased bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Leave rise for 2 hours or until it doubles its volume.
For the crust, beat the flour with the sugar and butter until you have a firm dough. Refrigerate
On a floured surface, remove excess air from the dough and with the help of your hands form a strip. Join the ends to form the ring shaped cake.
Insert the plastic dolls on the bottom and transfer the ring cake to a baking tray, let it ferment for 20 more minutes.
With your hands, form a sugar crust with the dough that you refrigerated. Glaze the ring cake with egg yolk and place the crust on top alternating with the almonds. Take care to leave spaces between the almonds and the crust for the final decoration.
Bake the ring cake about 20 minutes or until it is cooked. Remove and cool.
Melt 8 chocolate rabbits in the microwave for 30 seconds. Cover the spaces of the thread with the melted chocolate and stick the rest of the rabbits on top. Let cool.
Decorate with melted white chocolate, let dry and enjoy.


On an extended dish.


The butter, in addition to adding flavor, adds softness to your cake. Let your thread cool before pouring the chocolate. The dough for this cake is very soft, if you have trouble handling it, once it has risen, let cool for 1 hour, so you can form it without problem.

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Ratings (8)
Erick Cruz
08/01/2020 11:56:22
Se tiene que utilizar la harina de trigo ??
Akame Arisu
05/01/2020 11:02:28
Deliciosa y sencilla
Rosa Carmona
03/01/2020 20:01:17
Letty Flores
03/01/2020 06:27:59
Felipe Martinez
02/01/2020 20:05:01
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