Brown Sugar Cake with Salted Caramel Icing

LAST UPDATED: May 04, 2020 | PUBLISHED: Jan 02, 2013 | By: Julie Blanner
Incredible Salted Caramel Cake with Salted Caramel Icing recipe
The combination of brown sugar cake and salted caramel frosting is simply, sweet.  For the past few years, I’ve indulged in the salted caramel phase, often requesting a salted caramel cake from one of my favorite bakers.  It was time to perfect my own.  I’m dividing this recipe into 3 easy parts – cake, frosting and topping.
Incredible Salted Caramel Cake with Salted Caramel Icing recipe

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Brown Sugar Cake with Salted Caramel Icing

Julie Blanner
The combination of brown sugar cake and salted caramel frosting is simply, sweet.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Cooling time 10 mins
Total Time 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 16
Calories 204 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • 1 cup plus 2 Tbsp packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • just over 1/2 c milk mixed with 2 tsp lemon or 1/2 c + 2 Tbsp buttermilk
  • ICING
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 sticks butter softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon course sea salt
  • 2 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • Combine flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  • Cream butter and add brown sugar. Mix well. Add eggs and vanilla. Alternate adding buttermilk and dry mixture until well combined.
  • Bake 25 minutes.
  • Over medium heat, add sugar and water, stir. Watch closely until it becomes a deep amber. Remove from heat and add heavy cream and vanilla. Whisk until smooth and allow to cool {10 minutes or so}.
  • Using a mixer, combine butter, sea salt and powdered sugar. Add caramel and combine well. Frost cooled cake.

Nutrition

Calories:204kcalCarbohydrates:45gProtein:2gFat:2gSaturated Fat:1gCholesterol:26mgSodium:124mgPotassium:73mgFiber:1gSugar:35gVitamin A:84IUCalcium:32mgIron:1mg
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