Caramel Cream Frosting


"This creamy frosting takes some time, but has a truly caramel flavor. Try it!"


servings 262 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 262 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 17 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 28.5g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 51 mg
  • 17%
  • Sodium:
  • 87 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place 2 tablespoons sugar in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and becomes golden brown in color. Set aside.
  2. Combine remaining 1 cup sugar, butter, and cream in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir in caramelized sugar, and return to a boil. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Beat until frosting has a good spreading consistency.
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  1. 12 Ratings


This recipe was a little hard to follow and you really shouldn't set melted sugar "aside," as it will solidify inside whatever you put it in. The frosting however tasted awesome, I would just ...

This frosting is incredibly delicious! It really has a TRUE caramel flavor. It was time consuming, and a little tricky to get to the right consistancy, due to my substituting half and half inst...

What's not to like? Butter, cream!! In case anyone else has the same question I did, I found the mixture should be beaten right away not allowed to cool first. This frosting is delicious.

I didnt like the taste too much, but it was alright. As someone else said, dont cook the sugar first because it will harden pretty much instantly and be stuck once it cools.

This is more of a glaze than a frosting. I love drizzling it over the top of the Amazing Apple Cake (recipe on this site). The taste of this reminds me of caramel chews, which is good because...

Flavour is very good and I would make again just for that. One cooking problem: I followed reviewers' suggestions to caramelize the sugar WHILE boiling the sugar/cream/butter. So I poured in t...

It melted my pans and, it was like sauce. It did not turn out thick. When it melted the pan and we poured it out it turned very hard. So what I had to do was put cream cheese frosing in it. Now ...

I found this recipe to be so good .I made it just as the recipe stated except I carmelized the first amount of sugar at the same time as I cooked the other mixture .

Yummy frosting, I could have eaten the whole bowl. I did what others suggested and caramelized the sugar while the rest of the ingredients were starting to boil. I whipped and whipped and it sta...