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Delectable Penuche Icing For Applesauce Spice Cake

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In this video, Betty demonstrates a penuche candy icing for the Applesauce Spice Cake, uploaded yesterday. Penuche is known in the Southern states, as well as parts of New England. It is a wonderful, caramel flavored candy, that can be used as icing, and it goes perfectly with Applesauce Cake or Spice Cake, so I put it on an Applesauce Spice Cake!!!
Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)
  Light brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed
  Milk 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Confectioners sugar 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Hot water 2 Cup (32 tbs) (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Directions

In a medium-sized saucepan, melt 1 stick of butter or margarine. Add 1 cup brown sugar, and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, and boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Add 1/4 cup milk, and bring back, just to a boil, stirring constantly. Cool to lukewarm. Gradually add 2 cups confectioner's sugar, as needed. (You may not need all of it.) Beat the candy until it is of spreading consistency. If it is too thick, add a little hot water; if too thin, add more confectioner's sugar. Spread it generously on my 9-inch square Applesauce Spice Cake. (This is enough icing to spread a two-layer cake.) Very Southern! Very delicious!!!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Cake
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Milk
Channel: 
Cake Channel
Servings: 
4
What better way to dress up your applesauce spice cake than penuche icing. Betty shows how to whomp up a quick and easy icing using a few simple ingredients. Follow the recipe and get going. Perfect for holiday treats!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 638 Calories from Fat 205

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g35.8%

Saturated Fat 14.7 g73.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 61.9 mg20.6%

Sodium 14.7 mg0.6%

Total Carbohydrates 111 g36.9%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 108.8 g

Protein 0.69 g1.4%

Vitamin A 14.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 2.6% Iron 0.05%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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