Simple Caramel Frosting
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Buttermilk||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Light corn syrup||2 Tablespoon|
Combine all ingredients in a large heavy saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring until sugar dissolves.
Cook until a candy thermometer .reaches soft ball stage (236Â°).
Cool mixture slightly.
Beat until mixture reaches spreading consistency; frost top and sides of cake, working rapidly.