Burnt Sugar Cake
|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)|
|Creamy vanilla frosting mix||8 Ounce (1 Large Package)|
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.