Caramel-Pecan Frosting

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2 cups


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1/4 cup butter or stick margarine
1/2 cup dark brown sugar
6 tablespoons evaporated fat-free milk
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 cups powdered sugar
1/4 cup chopped pecans


Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add brown sugar. Cook 3 minutes; stir constantly with a whisk. Add milk, 1 tablespoon at a time; cook 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Cool. Stir in vanilla. Combine butter mixture and powdered sugar in a bowl; beat at high speed of a mixer until smooth. Frost cake as directed; sprinkle with pecans.

Note: If it's too thick, add 1 tablespoon evaporated fat-free milk.

Created date

August 2002

Nutritional Information

Calories 130
Caloriesfromfat 26 %
Fat 3.7 g
Satfat 1.7 g
Monofat 1.4 g
Polyfat 0.4 g
Protein 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 24.2 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 7 mg
Iron 0.2 mg
Sodium 35 mg
Calcium 20 mg