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Creamy Caramel Frosting

 Creamy Caramel Frosting
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
36 ServingsPrep: 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 tablespoon) equals 79 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 29 mg sodium, 14 g carbohydrate, 0 fiber, trace protein.
Wine: Sweet White Wine: Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.