Caramel Frosting

Patricia J.

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@DaisyRing

We love this frosting. It's been through 5 generations in our family. If I make this frosting when "certain" people are around, I have to guard the frosting or it disappears spoonful by spoonful.


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Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 stick
butter
1 c
packed light brown sugar
1/4 c
milk
2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Melt butter in pan on top of stove over medium low heat.
2
Add brown sugar and milk.
3
Boil over low heat for 2 minutes, stirring all the time.
4
Remove, cool (just to luke warm and if it gets to thick you can place it back on the stove for a few minutes). I set the pan in a larger pan of cold water, stirring every 5 minutes, to cool it faster if I am in a hurry.
5
Add vanilla and powdered sugar. Beat well with hand mixer and frost cake.
6
Will frost a 9x13-inch cake.
7
If you want a thicker frosting then double this recipe if you are making a layer cake.
8
This is the icing we use on the Autumn Surprise cake, but is good on about any cake you can think of.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom