Caramel Cake Recipe

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Grease and flour three 9 cake pans. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine butter and sugar. Beat on high until creamy.
  4. Add eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.
  5. Beat butter mixture on medium for 5-7 minutes.
  6. Add sour cream. MIx well.
  7. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt. Add to butter mixture alternating with milk beginning and ending with flour. Mix until just combined after each addition.
  8. Stir in vanilla extract.
  9. Pour batter evenly into prepared pans.
  10. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until inserted toothpick comes out clean. Do not overbake.
  11. Let layers cool in pan for 10 minutes then transfer to wire rack to cool completely.
  12. Frosting:
  13. Combine all ingredients in a large dutch oven or saucepan over medium heat. Mix well.
  14. Cook for 10-12 minutes or until mixture reaches 235 degrees.
  15. Cool slightly and beat with hand mixer until frosting reaches spreading consistency.
  16. Quickly spread between layers and on top and sides.
  17. Serve at room temperature.
  18. Note:
  19. If frosting is too thick, add a little more milk. If it is too thin, continue beating.
  20. Bring refrigerated sour cream and/or milk to room temperature by measuring amount needed and placing it in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave for 15-20 seconds or until lukewarm. Do not try this with eggs.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 456.22 Kcal (1910 kJ)
Calories from fat 228.45 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.38g 39%
Cholesterol 97.81mg 33%
Sodium 135.47mg 6%
Potassium 236.54mg 5%
Total Carbs 56.42g 19%
Sugars 53.37g 213%
Dietary Fiber 0.01g 0%
Protein 3.35g 7%
Vitamin C 0.4mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.3mg 9%
Iron 0.6mg 4%
Calcium 152.6mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 345.92 Kcal (1448 kJ)
Calories from fat 173.22 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 19.25g 39%
Cholesterol 74.17mg 33%
Sodium 102.72mg 6%
Potassium 179.35mg 5%
Total Carbs 42.78g 19%
Sugars 40.47g 213%
Dietary Fiber 0.01g 0%
Protein 2.54g 7%
Vitamin C 0.3mg 1%
Vitamin A 0.2mg 9%
Iron 0.5mg 4%
Calcium 115.7mg 15%

* 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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Weightwatchers Points

  • 11.2
  • 13

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium

Bad Points

  • High in Sugar

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