Praline Frosting

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Bake: 15 Minutes
Cook: 2 Minutes


1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 tablespoons butter
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
3 tablespoons whipping cream
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


1. Bake pecans on a baking sheet at 350° for 15 minutes or until golden brown, stirring once.

2. Bring butter, brown sugar, and cream to a boil in a 2-qt. saucepan over medium heat, stirring often; boil, stirring often, 1 minute. Remove from heat, and whisk in powdered sugar and vanilla until smooth. Add toasted pecans; stir gently 3 minutes or until frosting begins to cool and thicken slightly.