Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

makes enough frosting for a 2 layer cake


  1. Blend butter and brown sugar in saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil.
  3. Boil 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  4. Add milk.
  5. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cool to lukewarm.
  6. Add powdered sugar gradually, beating constantly until of spreading consistency.


Most Helpful

I used this frosting for a 9x13 white cake. Very good! I think it would be delicious with apple or pumpkin cake! I'll try that next time...thanks!

Hazeleyes May 28, 2011

Very good and rich tasting. I used this to top pumpkin cupcakes and it added just the right touch. Thanks for sharing!

Michelle S. December 07, 2009

When I was 17 years old, (and that was a long, long, time ago) I stayed overnight with my girl friend quite frequently, and her brother made a cake and put this frosting on it. I had never had it before, and it was so delicious. I am glad to see it posted. Can't wait to bring back memories of by gone days, and have something wonderful to eat at the same time.

Lou December 01, 2006

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