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Burnt Sugar Cake

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Ingredients
  Dark brown sugar 3 Tablespoon
  Boiling water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Yellow cake mix 16 Ounce (1 Package, 2 Layer Size)
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 6 Tablespoon
  Creamy vanilla frosting mix 8 Ounce (1 Large Package)
Directions

Early in day: In heavy skillet over medium heat, stir 1/3 cup packed brown sugar constantly until melted and smoking.
Now slowly add boiling water, continuing to stir until sugar is dissolved.
Pour into measuring cup; set aside.
Preheat oven as cake-mix label directs.
Make cake but substitute burnt-sugar syrup plus enough water for amount of liquid called for.
Turn batter into two greased 9-inch layer-cake pans.
Bake, then cool as label directs.
Meanwhile, in medium saucepan, melt butter; add 1 cup packed brown sugar; then boil over low heat, stirring constantly, 2 minutes.
Add milk; stir until boiling.
Remove from heat; cool.
Pour into small bowl.
With electric mixer at medium speed, gradually add frosting mix, beating until smooth.
Use to fill and frost cake layers.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cake
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
40 Minutes
Servings: 
2

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