Burnt Caramel Cake

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • this recipe sounds a little confusing.but read it all the way through before attempting --
  • 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 --
  • cream sugar and butter, add eggs and beat till creamy --
  • then add water, salt, vanilla and burnt syrup leaving 2 tbls in the skillet for filling --
  • add flour and baking powder, beat 2 minutes.
  • bake in 2 greased and floured cake pans in a 350* oven for 25-30 minutes.
  • to prepare FILLING:.
  • 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.
  • boil till it forms a soft ball in water -- then let mixture cool and beat again --
  • spread on cake.if icing gets too thick to spread -- add a little cream or milk --
  • take a little while to prepare but it is well worth it -- in my opinion.
  • I use 2-9" round cake pans -- .
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