Easy Penuche Icing

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Debbie Smith

This recipe comes from an old version of the Betty Crocker Cookbook that my mother got when she first married. It is wonderful addition to any chocolate cake. Enough for 2 - 8" or 9" layers or 1 - 13x9" oblong cake.

Top Review by janelwork

Exactly what I remember as a child. Yes it is very sweet, so try pairing it with a spice cake or something that is more savory than sweet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in sauce pan.
  2. Stir in brown sugar.
  3. Boil and stir over low heat for 2 minutes.
  4. Stir in milk.
  5. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
  6. Cool to lukewarm.
  7. Gradually stir in confectioner's sugar.
  8. Place pan in ice water and stir until thick enough to spread.

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