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Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This is the BEST, buttery caramel frosting. It comes from my great aunt and she always used it on top of her chocolate zucchini cake. YUM!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Melt butter in a pan.
  2. Add brown sugar and boil for two minutes, stirring constantly.
  3. Add milk and stir until mixture boils, remove and cool.
  4. Pour into mixing bowl and add powdered sugar a little bit at a time.
  5. Beat well after each addition of powdered sugar.
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5 5

Used this recipe as a topping to an apple cake to make Caramel Apple Cake

5 5

Made this frosting for the first time and it was a hit. Definitely going in my recipe book

I made this frosting today and it turned out great. The caramel flavor really comes through. I'll be make it again for sure.