Caramel Buttercream Frosting

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Kristoljones

This frosting is amazing and a great one for, say, a tasty banana cake or even a Devil's Food cake. Rich and super satisfying. The recipe is based on one I found on another site.

Top Review by datadoll

Perfect Caramel frosting. Love your directions! Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large saucepan, melt butter and add brown sugar. Bring this mixture to a boil, stirring frequently. Boil and stir for 1 minute until thickened. Remove from heat and add milk. Beat with wire whisk until smooth. Add vanilla and beat again. Then add enough powdered sugar until of desired spreading consistency; the frosting should be POURABLE. POUR frosting over cake from pan and spread to cover. Frosting cools VERY QUICKLY.
  2. -- also a great frosting for cookies
  3. Refrigerate after frosting for best texture.

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