Caramel Frosting

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Ingredients

1 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup evaporated skim milk
2 1/2 tablespoons butter or stick margarine
2 teaspoons light-colored corn syrup
Dash of salt
2 cups powdered sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 1/2 teaspoons evaporated skim milk (optional)

Preparation

Combine the first 5 ingredients in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce heat, and simmer 5 minutes or until thick and golden brown. Remove from heat. Add powdered sugar and vanilla, and beat at medium speed of a mixer until smooth and slightly warm. Add milk 1/2 teaspoon at a time for a more spreadable consistency, if needed.

Note:

March 1998