Caramel Frosting

Chocolate Cake With Caramel Frosting and Gumdrop Roses
Christopher Baker
Use pink or red gumdrops to form edible flowers for a sweet cake topping.

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Makes 4 1/2 cups
preparation
5
minutes
cooking
10
minutes

Ingredients

2
cups
(4 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1
pound
confectioners’ sugar (about 3 3/4 cups), sifted
1/2
cup
prepared dulce de leche
1
teaspoon
pure vanilla extract
pinch kosher salt

Directions

  1. Using an electric mixer, beat the butter on high until light and fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Reduce mixer speed to low. Gradually add the sugar, then the dulce de leche, vanilla, and salt, and beat until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl as necessary.
Dawn Perry
April 2011

Nutritional Information

  • Per Serving
  • Calories From Fat 273
  • Fat 31 g
  • Sat Fat 20 g
  • Cholesterol 84 mg
  • Sodium 30 mg
  • Protein 1 g
  • Carbohydrate 45 g
  • Sugar 43 g
  • Fiber 0 g
  • Iron 0 mg
  • Calcium 43 mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101.