Caramel Frosting VII


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


25 m servings 176 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • 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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  1. 6 Ratings


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 mixe...

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...

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 ...

I did the same thing as the reviewer below, and ended up with the same hardened, candy-like mess in my mixing bowl that I had to soak for hours to remove. (Perhaps you're supposed to use a hand...

I'll bet you a million dollars the writer of this recipe meant "Boil for 2 minutes". Give that a shot before you get all hot and bothered :)

It was awful! Nothing but a hard mess.