It's my favorite because this recipe actually makes enough to frost a large cake, it's delish, and it's one of the few Caramel Frosting I can make. I use this on My Favorite Old-Fashioned Blackberry Jam Cake.
My Favorite Caramel Frosting
3 3/4 cups
1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
2 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons whipping cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 3/4 cups powdered sugar
1. Melt butter in a 3-quart, saucepan over medium heat. Add brown sugar; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Stir in whipping cream and vanilla; bring to a boil. Remove from heat, and let cool 1 hour. Transfer frosting to a bowl.
2. Sift powdered sugar into frosting. Beat at high speed with an electric mixer until creamy and spreading consistency.