Quick Caramel Frosting

Recipe from

Southern Living


1/2 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup milk
2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Bring first 3 ingredients to boil in a 3 1/2-quart saucepan over medium heat, whisking constantly, about 2 minutes.

Stir in milk, and bring to a boil; remove from heat. Add powdered sugar and vanilla, stirring with a wooden spoon until smooth. Use immediately.