What Are Easy Recipes for Making Caramel Icing?


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Easy recipes for making caramel icing appear on iFood.tv, allrecipes.com and MyRecipes.com. These recipes use cooking methods such as microwaving and boiling, and call for various ingredients, including maple flavoring, vanilla extract and sweetened condensed milk, to make different versions of the same dish.

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To make iFood.tv's recipe, melt 1/2 cup of butter in a microwave, and stir in 1 cup of firmly packed brown sugar and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Microwave the mixture uncovered for one minute on high. Gradually stir in 1/4 cup of milk, and microwave the icing uncovered for one and a half minutes on high, stirring after every 30 seconds. Mix in 2 1/2 cups of powdered sugar and 1/2 teaspoon of maple flavoring. Add 1 tablespoon of cream for a thinner consistency.

To make allrecipes.com's caramel icing, melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a saucepan over medium heat, and mix in 3 tablespoons of milk and 1/2 cup of brown sugar. Boil the mixture for one minute, and remove from heat. Beat in 1/2 cup of powdered sugar, and let cool slightly. Mix in 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract and another 1/2 cup of powdered sugar. Add more milk if the mixture is too thick.

To make the MyRecipes.com caramel icing, combine 28 ounces of canned sweetened condensed milk with 1/2 cup of light brown sugar, 1/2 cup of butter and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook the frosting for three to five minutes, and remove from heat.

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