Rosca

For other uses, see Rosca (disambiguation).


Rosca (ring or bagel) is a Spanish and Portuguese[1] bread dish eaten in Mexico, South America, and other areas. It is made with flour, salt, sugar, butter, yeast, water and seasonings. It is also called ka'ake and referred to as a "Syrian-style crack ring."[2]


Roscas de reyes (ring of kings or three King's bread) is an oversized version colored with candy fruit.[3] It is part of the celebration of the Three Kings. Raisins, milk, anise, cinnamon, vanilla and colorful candy fruit are also used depending on the recipe.[4]<[5] A plastic miniature baby can be hidden inside with the person finding it seen as the lucky winner of the prize.[5]

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