Caramel Frosting VII

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Helen D'Ath 0

"Very easy caramel frosting - extra good with date cake"

Ingredients 25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 176 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 176 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 3.9 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.2g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 11 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 40 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a saucepan, combine the milk, butter and brown sugar. Bring to a boil, stirring often. Continue to boil for 20 minutes, then remove from heat. With an electric mixer, beat the icing until it has thickened to spreading consistency. Use immediately.
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doestreich
9/18/2005

I was curious about the disparity of reviews, so figured I'd give it a try. I couldn't get this recipe to work. Followed the recipe exactly, timed the boiling, stirred often, used a stand mixer to beat--ended up with a hardened candy-like mess. Had to soak the saucepan and mixing bowl for hours to remove the hardened sugar. Maybe you need to boil it for less time, just until it reaches a certain stage. If it turned out well for you, please give details!

JAYMEPOOH
4/1/2005

Made this for a cake to be used in a church bake sale. It does not work. We tried making it over and over and still it did not work!! If you are wanting to make this, I highly suggest you find another recipe!!!

SADDLESORE55
7/12/2004

Wonderful! I used it as fronsting for the "Apple cake and butter sauce"- it turned out great. After I had put it in the mixer, it was a little thick so I added an additional 1/4 cup of milk and it was perfect. Thanks for the great recipe!