Photo: Oxmoor House
Makes 2 1/2 cups

As caramel icings go, this far-from-ornery one is decidedly easy to prepare.

How to Make It

Step 1

Place powdered sugar in a large bowl. Melt salted and unsalted butter in a small saucepan over low heat. Add brown sugar and cream, whisking until all lumps are dissolved. Bring to a boil over medium heat. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.

Step 2

Pour hot butter-cream mixture into powdered sugar; beat at high speed with an electric mixer 2 minutes or until blended. Cool 1 hour, stirring occasionally.

Southern Living Off the Eaten Path; Uncle Lou's Southern Kitchen, Memphis, Tennessee

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