Butterscotch-Caramel Buttercream Frosting

Butterscotch-Caramel Buttercream Frosting Recipe
Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Rose Nguyen
Try this creamy, butterscotch-caramel frosting on your favorite cake recipe. If you love lots of frosting, (or just want to lick the bowl) double the recipe.



Makes about 2 1/4 cups

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes


1/2 cup butter, softened
1/3 cup butterscotch-caramel topping
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 (16-oz.) package powdered sugar
1 to 3 Tbsp. milk


1. Beat first 4 ingredients at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy.

2. Gradually add powdered sugar alternately with 1 Tbsp. milk, beating at low speed until blended and smooth after each addition. Beat in up to 2 Tbsp. additional milk for desired consistency.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Smucker's Special Recipe Butterscotch Caramel Flavored Topping.

March 2009
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