Caramel Frosting

Caramel Frosting Recipe

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Mary Jo Terzo


Aunt Dolly wrote: Aunt Lee use to make me applesauce cake every year for my birthday and frost it with this caramel frosting. I just found the recipe in with a lot of old papers. It was full of spices, raisins and walnuts. I loved it. I think it must of been Grandma Gloss's The writing is Aunt Lee.


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1 cake
30 Min
10 Min
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  • 1 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 3 Tbsp
    spry (crisco)
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1/4 c
  • 1-1/4 c
    sifted confectionary sugar

How to Make Caramel Frosting


  1. Combine brown sugar spry (Crisco Shortening), butter and salt in saucepan and bring to boil, stirring occasionally, Add milk and cook over low heat 3 minutes, Cool, add confectionary sugar and beat until thick enough to spread.

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About Caramel Frosting

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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