- 1/2 cup butter
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1/4 cup milk
- 1 3/4-2 cups powdered sugar, sifted
Melt butter and add brown sugar. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, about 3-4 minutes. Add milk. stir until mixture comes to a boil. Remove from heat. Slowly add powdered sugar, beating well after each addition until thick enough to spread. Enough for a large cake.
By Robin from Washington, IA
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My mom used to make this often. She has been gone for about 10 years. I always remembered this recipe and managed to save it from her files.
- 1/2 stick (1/4 cup) butter or margarine
- 3/4 cup brown sugar
- 6 Tbsp. evaporated milk or cream
- 1 Tbsp. peanut butter (optional)
- 1 tsp. vanilla
- Confectioner's sugar to thicken
Stir all together and cook for 3 minutes. Remove from heat and cool slightly. Add enough confectioner's sugar to thicken to desired consistency for spreading. Add 1 tsp. vanilla.
Servings: Enough to frost a 9 x 13 inch cake
Prep Time: 2 Minutes
Cooking Time: 3 Minutes
Source: My mom
By Elaine from Belle Plaine, IA
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