Mostly Homemade Salted Caramel Frosting
I was looking at a recipe for salted caramel frosting, drooling, and though I wanted to make it right away, I just didn’t feel like working that hard to make the caramel.
So I decided to try a bit of a cheat: using store bought caramel sauce instead.
It worked great!
1 cup BEST QUALITY store bought caramel sauce
3/4 tsp salt
2 sticks butter at room temperature
8 oz cream cheese at room temperature
1 box (1 lb) confectioners sugar, sifted
A mixer & mixing bowl
1. Combine the butter & cream cheese in the mixing bowl & beat at high speed until smooth & creamy.
2. Add 2 cups of confectioners sugar & beat until smooth.
3. Add the caramel sauce & salt & continue to beat until well blended.
4. Add the rest of the confectioners sugar, beating well, until smooth & creamy.
To carry all that yummy frosting, try this simple Classic White Layer Cake from Epicurious. It’s delish! (NOTE: Reviews of the cake recipe suggest changing it slightly: whipping the egg whites & folding them in to lighten things up. I think it’s a great suggestion & I plan to do that next time.)