Pair your favorite cake with Salted Caramel Frosting. A pinch of sea salt sets this frosting apart from other caramel frostings.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2012

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Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
20 mins
total:
20 mins
Yield:
Makes 5 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring first 2 ingredients to a rolling boil in a 3 1/2-qt. saucepan over medium heat, whisking constantly.

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  • Stir in cream, and return to a boil; remove from heat. Pour into bowl of a heavy-duty electric stand mixer. Gradually beat in powdered sugar and vanilla at medium speed, using whisk attachment; beat 7 to 10 minutes or until thickened. Use immediately. Sprinkle frosted cake with sea salt.