1-2-3-4 Cake with Caramel Icing

linda mcdougal

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@lilacmemaw



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Ingredients

CAKE INGREDIENTS

2 stick
butter
2 c
sugar
3 c
flour
4
eggs
3 tsp
baking powder
1 c
milk
1 tsp
pure vanilla extract

ICING INGREDIENTS

1 stick
butter
1 c
dark brown sugar, firmly packed
1/4 c
milk
2 c
powdered sugar, well sifted

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven 350.
2
In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar together with an electric mixer until smooth add the eggs and continue beating until smooth.
3
In a bowl, mix the flour and baking powder together and add alternately with the milk to the butter mixture, beating steadily until smooth.
4
Add the vanilla and beat until well blended.
5
Grease and flour three 9 inch cake pans, divide the batter evenly among the pans, "spank" the bottom of the pans to distribute the batter evenly, and bake until a straw inserted in centers comes out clean, 25 to 30 minutes. Let cool completely.
6
Meanwhile, to make the icing: melt the butter over low heat in a saucepan, add the brown sugar and milk, bring to a boil and remove from the heat to cool.
7
Add the powdered sugar and mix until well blended.
8
When the cake layers are cooled, remove from the pans, place one layer on a cake plate and spread one third of the icing on the layer.
9
Place a second layer over the icing and spread with more icing.
10
Top with the third layer and spread icing over the top and around the sides.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Other Tag: Quick & Easy