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

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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

  • 1Grease 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
  • 2Sprinkle 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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Course/Dish: Cakes




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