Penuche Nut Frosting
|Brown sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs), firmly packed|
|Milk||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Vegetable shortening||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Nuts||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped|
Place brown sugar, milk, vegetable shortening and salt in a saucepan.
Bring slowly to a full rolling boil, stirring constantly, and boil 1 min.
Remove; beat until lukewarm.
Add vanilla; beat until thick enough to spread.
The mixture may still be warm.
If frosting becomes too thick, add a little cream.
Add nuts; spread on cake.
Frosts top of 8" x 8" x 2" cake.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 1678 Calories from Fat 827
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 91 g140.6%
Saturated Fat 20.2 g101.2%
Trans Fat 6.7 g
Cholesterol 5.6 mg1.9%
Sodium 764.7 mg31.9%
Total Carbohydrates 216 g72%
Dietary Fiber 5.1 g20.4%
Sugars 205.8 g
Protein 17 g34.3%
Vitamin A 1.2% Vitamin C
Calcium 16.7% Iron 0.33%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet