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Mom's Carmel Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Grant Smith
Added: Thursday, July 13, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup of brown sugar packed
1/4 cup of cream
1 stick of butter
1 tsp of vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
In a heavy bottomed sauce pan combined the sugar and cream. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until it reaches the soft ball stage. Remove from heat and add the butter that has been cut into small pieces, beat with electric mixer until it is creamy, (about 15 minutes). Add the vanilla and continue beating until it starts to thicken. Spread on cake.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
13x9 Cake
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe came from my Grandmother and we always called it grandma's frosting. Mom made this often when she baked a chocolate cake.

 

 

 

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