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Caramel Icing

Prep time 10 mins
Cook time 5 mins
Yield Makes 1 1/3 cups


  • 1 1/4 cups firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 5 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • Dash of salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

How to Make It

  1. Bring first 4 ingredients to a full rolling boil in a medium saucepan over medium heat, stirring often. Boil, stirring constantly, 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.

  2. Beat at medium speed with an electric mixer 2 to 4 minutes or until thickened. Use immediately.