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Quick Caramel Frosting

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recipe is ready in under 30 minutes time: under 30 minutes

serves/makes:   3 cups


recipe id: 78118
cook method: stovetop

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1/3 cup butter
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar


Melt butter in saucepan; add brown sugar and cook over low heat 2 minutes, stirring constantly.

Add salt and milk and continue stirring until mixture comes to a boil. Boil 3 minutes; remove from heat and cool.

Add vanilla; blend well. Gradually beat in the confectioners' sugar and continue beating until mixture is smooth and of spreading consistency.

Frost 13x9-inch cake.


44 calories, 1 grams fat, 8 grams carbohydrates, 0 grams protein per tablespoon. This recipe is low in sodium.
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This is a great recipe--not too sweet or too thick. I would recommend having dry ingredients measured out before starting. Also, quickly frost the cake when you're done blending as it hardens very, very quickly! I will definitely make this one again!

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I really like this recipe. I have tried other ones but they seemed too thick. I add a little extra butter and powdered sugar. I have the best results when I frost the cake when it is still a little warm. You have to use the frosting quickly because it stiffens up while frosting the cake very quickly.

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