Easy Caramel Cake
Appears in Cook's Country December/January 2009
Caramel frosting is delicious-rich and toffee-flavored, this unique frosting starts out creamy but quickly firms up to a fudgelike consistency. It is also notoriously tricky. Our goal was an easier, foolproof caramel icing that would bring this cake back into every baker's repertoire.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
A Southern favorite, caramel cake boasts a rich toffee-flavored frosting spread over yellow cake layers, but the best part—the caramel frosting that develops a thin, crystalline crust on its exterior—is notoriously troublesome to make. We w...