This recipe for Caramel Icing, by Barbara Croft, is from The Hansen Family Cookbook,
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1/2 c. butter 1/2 c. brown sugar 1/3 c. milk about 2 1/4 c. powdered sugar 1 tsp. vanilla
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.
This is a good frosting for Betty's banana nut cake.
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