Caramelized Frosting

Oxmoor House
enough for one (8-inch) 3-layer cake

Ingredients

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3 cups sugar
1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups warm milk (105° to 115°)

Preparation

Combine sugar and butter in a 10-inch cast-iron skillet; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar dissolves and becomes a golden syrup.

Gradually add warm milk to syrup mixture in skillet, stirring constantly. Continue to cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture reaches soft ball stage (240°).

Remove from heat; beat at medium speed of electric mixer about 3 to 5 minutes or until thick enough to spread. Spread immediately on cooled cake.

Created date

February 2010