Burnt Sugar Frosting

Recipe by grandma2969
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READY IN: 25mins
YIELD: 3 cups?
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place half of the cup sugar in a heavy skillet and cook, stirring over medium heat till melted.
  • Add the boiling water and stir till a syrup forms.
  • heat the remaining 2 cups of sugar and milk.
  • Add the cooked sugar mixture and cook to 234* -- soft ball stage.
  • Cool for 10 minutes without stirring.
  • Add the butter, salt and vanilla.
  • Beat till thick enough to spread easily.
  • If frosting becomes too stiff, add some milk.
  • enough frosting for 1 8" or 9" double layer cake.
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