Grandma's Caramel Cake w/ caramel icing

1
Lisa Logan

By
@Leighlee

My grandmothers recipe that I enjoyed so very much when I was younger.

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Comments:
Serves:
10
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 5 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
sugar
1 c
butter, room temperature (2 sticks)
4 large
eggs
2 3/4 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
self rising flour
1 c
buttermilk
2 tsp
vanilla extract

ICING

2 c
sugar
1 c
buttermilk
1 c
butter
1 tsp
baking soda

How to Make Grandma's Caramel Cake w/ caramel icing

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven for 350 degrees. Prepare 3 - 9 inch cake pans with flour and shortening, place to side.
  • 2Cream butter until soft and fluffy, add sugar. Cream mixture for about 6 minutes or until well incorporated. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing thoroughly after each addition. Add flours and buttermilk alternately, beginning and ending with flour. Add vanilla and beat well.
  • 3Divide batter between the 3 pans, baking for about 25 to 30 minutes or until toothpick inserted in middle comes out clean.
  • 4Let cool in pans for about 5 minutes before turning them out onto cooling racks. Allow to cool completely.
  • 5Icing:
    Mix all ingredients in a 4 qt pot. Stir ingredient constantly, to keep from scorching. Cook to soft stage(230-240 using a candy thermometer. Remove from heat and beat icing with a wooden spoon until creamy. Spread on cool cake.

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About Grandma's Caramel Cake w/ caramel icing

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Southern
Hashtag: #caramel