In Search of the best old fashioned Southern Caramel Cake Recipe
ISO the best old fashioned Southern Caramel Cake Recipe Home Cooking Chowhound-This is my dad's mother's caramel frosting. 2c dk brown sugar, 1 stick butter, and 1/2 cup cream or milk (I use either). Boil gently to the soft ball stage or 238* on candy thermometer. Let cool just a little bit then add 1 tsp vanilla and beat until it starts to look less shiny then quickly dump it onto the cake and spread.
caramel cake-- the old fashioned kind - Oh, this takes me back to when a friend and I tried making caramel icing from her mom's recipe.... geez louise, we wasted so much sugar trying to get it juuuust right!!