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Easy Carmel Icing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marie Hermesch
Added: Sunday, March 22, 2009

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. butter or margarine
1 c. brown sugar, packed firmly
1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 c. milk
2 1/2 c. powder sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Combine butter, brown sugar and salt in a saucepan. Cook over low heat for 2 minutes. Stirring constantly. Add milk bring to a boiling point. Remove from heat, add vanilla and powdered sugar. If icing becomes too stiff blend in a few drops of hot water.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma used this icing on a chocolate cake.

 

 

 

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