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Salted Caramel Frosting Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Sally's Baking Addiction

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 cup (1 stick or 115g) unsalted butter
1 cup (200g) packed light or dark brown sugar (I prefer dark)
5 – 6 Tablespoons heavy cream, divided*
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 and 1/2 cups (240-300g) confectioners’ sugar, sifted
optional garnish: salted caramel sauce

Directions:
Directions:
Melt the butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Once melted, add brown sugar and 2 Tablespoons of heavy cream. Whisk constantly until sugar is dissolved. Add salt. Allow to bubble for about 2 minutes, whisking every 30 seconds or so. Remove from heat, pour into a heat-proof mixing bowl, and allow to cool for about 30 minutes.With a hand or stand mixer, beat in 2 cups confectioners’ sugar and 3 more Tablespoons of heavy cream. Slowly add 1/2 cup more confectioners’ sugar until you reach the desired consistency. Add 1 more Tablespoon heavy cream if you find the frosting too thick. Frost cake or cupcakes and garnish with salted caramel sauce, if desired.

 

 

 

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