Aunt Pittypat's Caramel Icing Recipe

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Aunt Pittypat's Caramel Icing
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  • 1 1/2 cups dark brown sugar , firmly packed
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 2 tbsp butter


  1. Combine sugars and milk and bring to the boil, stirring gently.
  2. Boil without stirring, until a little mixture forms a very soft ball when dropped in cold water.
  3. Add butter, remove from heat and cool until lukewarm.
  4. Beat at medium speed until thick, creamy, and of a consistency to spread.
  5. If necessary, place over hot water to keep soft while spreading, or beat in a little milk.
  6. This will fill and frost a 2-layer 9 inch cake.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 685.89 Kcal (2872 kJ)
Calories from fat 51.76 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.75g 9%
Cholesterol 17.1mg 6%
Sodium 63.22mg 3%
Potassium 256.25mg 5%
Total Carbs 160.44g 53%
Sugars 159.62g 638%
Protein 2.83g 6%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 0.8mg 5%
Calcium 183mg 18%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 267.43 Kcal (1120 kJ)
Calories from fat 20.18 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.24g 9%
Cholesterol 6.67mg 6%
Sodium 24.65mg 3%
Potassium 99.91mg 5%
Total Carbs 62.56g 53%
Sugars 62.24g 638%
Protein 1.1g 6%
Iron 0.3mg 5%
Calcium 71.4mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 14.2
  • 19

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • very low sodium,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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