Caramel Icing

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 5 Minutes


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


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.