Creamy Caramel Frosting Recipe

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Creamy Caramel Frosting Recipe

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I love this creamy caramel frosting, which is an ideal compliment for spice cupcakes. The recipe originated with my grandmother.—Virginia Breitmeyer, Greensboro Bend, Vermont
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + cooling
MAKES:
36 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. + cooling

Ingredients

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 to 3 cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

In a heavy saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter and milk; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Cool to lukewarm. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until frosting achieves spreading consistency. Yield: about 2-1/4 cups.
Originally published as Caramel Frosting in Taste of Home Baking Book 2007, p166

Nutritional Facts

1 tablespoon: 79 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 29mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 to 3 cups confectioners' sugar
  1. In a heavy saucepan, combine the brown sugar, butter and milk; bring to a boil over medium heat. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla. Cool to lukewarm. Gradually beat in confectioners' sugar until frosting achieves spreading consistency. Yield: about 2-1/4 cups.
Originally published as Caramel Frosting in Taste of Home Baking Book 2007, p166

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mariadotson User ID: 2556989 164148
Reviewed Oct. 13, 2014

"This is a family favorite at my house. I've made it a number of times. It's very easy to whip up and has always turned out "right"."

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