This brown sugar buttercream frosting tastes like caramel, it's wonderful on yellow, banana and spice cakes.
1/3 cup butter
2/3 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
3 tablespoons milk
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
- In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in brown sugar. Cook and stir until just bubbly. Remove from heat. Add the milk, beating vigorously until smooth. By hand, beat in enough powdered sugar to make a frosting of spreading consistency.
Frosts and fills an 8 or 9-inch layer cake, or 1 (13x9x2-inch) cake, or 24 cupcakes.