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Cake: Burnt Sugar Cake 1947 (Caramel Cake) Recipe

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cake:
1 cups sugar
( cup sugar to burn and mix with hot water below)
cup butter
2 eggs
2 cups flour
teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons Baking powder
1 cup hot water
1 teaspoon vanilla
Burnt Sugar also known as Caramel Icing:
2 cups granulated sugar
⅔ cup cream
⅓ cup butter

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Grease and flour two round pans.
Sift together flour, salt and baking powder set aside.
In small pan cook cup of sugar. When dark brown (but not burnt to the extent of tasting burnt) add hot water slowly (off the heat).
In large mixing bowl blend 1 cup sugar and butter. Add eggs and beat until fluffy. Blend flour, salt, baking powder. and cooled burnt sugar water. Pour into prepared pans and bake 25-30 minutes.

Frosting: Burnt Sugar Icing
Burn sugar until brown add cream and boil until soft boil stage ( drop of syrup into a cup of cold water and forms a soft ball when molding between fingers). Add butter and stir until melted. Ice cake.

 

 

 

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