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Burnt Sugar Frosting

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Ingredients
  Granulated sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Boiling water 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Egg yolks 1
  Sifted 10x confectioners powdered sugar 6 Cup (96 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1) In a large non-stick pan spread sugar in the bottom.
2) Simmer very slowly until sugar melts and turns deep golden.
3) Gently stream in water, stirring constantly.
4) Heat until sugar dissolves completely in water.
5) Raise the heat to boil the syrup rapidly two minutes more.
6) Remove the pan from heat and allow to cool completely.
7) In a bowl, using an electric hand blender beat butter or margarine until smooth.

FINALIZING
8) Whisk in the yolks until well blended.
9) Reserving 2 tablespoon of syrup for decorating cake, mix the remaining syrup alternately with sugar to butter mixture.
10) Beat the mixture until smooth and spreadable.

SERVING
11) Use as desired to frost the desired cake.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Method: 
Simmering
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Interest: 
Gourmet
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes

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