Old Fashioned Caramel Cake

1
Laura Davis

By
@lolagurl75

If you like cake, and you like caramel..your sure to love this old fashioned cake!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
10-12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

  • 2/3 c
    butter, soft
  • 1 1/3 c
    sugar
  • 3
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    salt
  • 2 1/4 c
    flour, sifted
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 2/3 c
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • FROSTING

  • 3 c
    sugar, divided
  • 3/4 c
    milk
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • ·
    pinch salt
  • 1/2 c
    butter

How to Make Old Fashioned Caramel Cake

Step-by-Step

  1. Grease and flour two 8 in cake pans, Preheat oven to 350

    Cream butter, gradually add sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs one at a time beating after each, combine flour, salt and baking powder, add to creamed mixture alternately with milk beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in vanilla. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool before frosting
  2. Sprinkle 1/2 cup sugar in a heavy saucepan, place over medium heat, cook stirring constantly until sugar melts and syrup is light brown. Combine remaining 2 1/2 cups sugar and next 3 ingredients. Mix well, stir in butter. Stir in butter mixture into caramelized sugar.
    Cook over medium heat stirring often 15 to 20 minutes until reaches thread stage 230 degrees on a candy thermometer. Cool 5 minutes. Beat to spreading consistency. Spread on cooled cake. Yields enough for one 2 layer cake

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About Old Fashioned Caramel Cake

Course/Dish: Cakes




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