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  • 4 3/4 cups - sifted C&H New Velvet-Smooth Powdered Sugar
  • 1/3 cups - soft butter or margarine
  • 1/3 cups - burnt sugar syrup (see directions below)
  • 1/8 teaspoons - salt
  • 1 tablespoons - to 2 Tbsp hot water
  • 1 teaspoons - vanilla
  • 1/2 cups - sugar, for burnt sugar syrup
  • 1/2 cups - hot water, for burnt sugar syrup
  • Directions:

    For Burnt Sugar Syrup:
    Heat 1/2 cup of sugar in a heavy skillet or saucepan; stir constantly. Continue cooking until sugar melts and turns golden brown.

    Remove from heat several minutes (so syrup won't splatter when water is added). Gradually add 1/2 cup hot water. Boil, stirring, until it becomes a thin syrup. Can be stored in fridge until ready to use.

    For Frosting:
    Gradually stir powdered sugar into butter or margarine; mix well. Add burnt sugar syrup and salt. Gradually add hot water until you reach a good spreading consistency. Add vanilla; beat until smooth.

    Brief Description

    Burnt sugar syrup combined with powdered sugar, butter and vanilla for a delicious frosting.

    Main Ingredient:

    powdered sugar

    Category:  Frostings

    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 20 min
    Cook Time: 20 min


    Makes enough to frost tops and sides of two 8" or 9" layers.


    C&H Sugar

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    Posted On:

    October 24, 2018

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