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Caramel Icing Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Croft
Added: Tuesday, October 27, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c. butter
1/2 c. brown sugar
1/3 c. milk
about 2 1/4 c. powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Melt butter on low heat. Add brown sugar to butter and boil for 2 minutes, stirring. Add milk to butter mixture and bring to a boil again. Cool to lukewarm then combine with mixer until right consistency then add vanilla last.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a good frosting for Betty's banana nut cake.

 

 

 

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