This may take some practice. You must work quickly.

Becky
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine milk, butter, vanilla, and flour; set aside.

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  • Melt sugar in a 10 inch skillet. This takes 15 to 20 minutes, be careful not to let sugar scorch!

  • Warm the milk combination and add to melted sugar. Work quickly because the sugar hardens fast. Frost on cooled cake.

Nutrition Facts

308.8 calories; 0.9 g protein; 51.5 g carbohydrates; 32.1 mg cholesterol; 90.1 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (2)

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Rating: 1 stars
09/01/2004
I was surprised with the undesirable results of this receipe. This frosting turned out much like molasses. I couldn't possibly frost a cake with this syrup. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
08/31/2004
I was surprised with the undesirable results of this receipe. This frosting turned out much like molasses. I couldn't possibly frost a cake with this syrup. Read More
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Rating: 1 stars
04/29/2013
I made the mistake of making this even thought there was a poor review. I had the same results--a thin molasses. I do have some experience making caramel icing so I don't think it was me. Usually the recipes offered in Allrecipes are great. Read More