12 tablespoons butter cut into pieces ▢1 1/2 cups brown sugar packed ▢1/2 cup heavy whipping cream divided ▢1/2 teaspoon salt ▢3 1/2 – 4 cups powdered sugar ▢1/2 cup caramel ice cream topping


Step - 1

In a medium saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat.  

Brown sugar, 1/4 cup cream, and salt should be incorporated.  

Step - 2

Stirring frequently, proceed cooking until the caramel mixture begins to simmer and froth. After two minutes of simmering, remove from fire.  

Step - 3

In a large basin or the bowl of a stand mixer, pour the caramel. Cool for a minimum of thirty minutes.  

Step - 4

Mix in the remaining 1/4 cup of heavy cream and 3 cups of powdered sugar until smooth, once the caramel has cooled.  

Step - 5

Add additional powdered sugar as necessary to achieve a buttercream-like consistency for the icing.  

Step - 6

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