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Nana's Caramel Icing

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"My great-grandma's favorite chocolate-cake icing. This recipe may take a couple times to perfect but it almost never turns out bad! This icing goes best with chocolate cake!"
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16 m servings 190 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (1 9x13-inch cake's worth of icing)

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  1. Combine brown sugar, butter, and milk in a saucepan over medium heat. Bring to a boil; cook for 1 minute and remove caramel mixture from heat.
  2. Blend confectioners' sugar into the caramel mixture using an electric mixer until you reach a spreadable consistency.


  • Cook's Note:
  • Have your cooled cake close by; this icing hardens quickly as it cools.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 190 calories; 5.2 g fat; 36.9 g carbohydrates; 0.2 g protein; 14 mg cholesterol; 41 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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