Total Time
55mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 25 mins

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Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. this recipe sounds a little confusing.but read it all the way through before attempting --
  2. in heavy pot, burn 1/2 cup sugar till dark -- put 1/2 cup boiling water in burnt sugar and let boil to a syrup -- this will take about 7 minutes -- cool, but keep warm --
  3. cream sugar and butter, add eggs and beat till creamy --
  4. then add water, salt, vanilla and burnt syrup leaving 2 tbls in the skillet for filling --
  5. add flour and baking powder, beat 2 minutes.
  6. bake in 2 greased and floured cake pans in a 350* oven for 25-30 minutes.
  7. to prepare FILLING:.
  8. put 2 cups sugar in skillet with burnt syrup.add butter the size of an small egg -- milk ( or light cream) and 2 tbls white corn syrup.
  9. boil till it forms a soft ball in water -- then let mixture cool and beat again --
  10. spread on cake.if icing gets too thick to spread -- add a little cream or milk --
  11. take a little while to prepare but it is well worth it -- in my opinion.
  12. I use 2-9" round cake pans -- .

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