This cake is amazing! Very rich and sweet. Great with a glass of raw milk. If you like caramel then you MUST try this!
Everyone in my family loves it and I hope yours will too.
Today it snowed and it’s been cold, so the use of the oven is always a bonus on days like this. And, not to mention what cheers you up better than a slice of cake and a glass of milk on a cold dreary day? Yeah, not much! This might even be great with a cup of coffee.
No, this is not health-food, but it certainly is great for a treat!
So yeah, I hope you all are doing fabulously and staying warm! : -)
Here is the recipe.
Caramel Cake Ingredients:
3 sticks butter
3 cups sugar
3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/4 cups whole milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
Directions: Preheat your oven to 350 degrees. Cream the butter, sugar and eggs together and beat well. In a separate bowl, combine dry ingredients. Add the dry ingredients alternately with the milk, and then add vanilla. Beat in a mixer bowl or with a hand mixer until the batter “ribbons.” Pour batter into three greased and floured 9-inch cake pans. Bake for about 30 minutes and use a toothpick to check to see if it is done. This cake can also be made in a 9-inch x 13-inch pan, which will need to be baked for about 45 minutes. Cool layers on a cake rack before icing.
Caramel Icing Ingredients:
2 sticks butter
1 (16 oz.) box of light brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup evaporated milk (canned)
2 cups sifted confectioner’s sugar
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
Directions: Place butter, brown sugar and salt in a saucepan. Heat, stirring until the brown sugar is well dissolved. Add milk and continue stirring until blended. Let bubble (at an easy boil) for approximately 4 minutes. Stir constantly to avoid sticking. Set hot mixture aside to cool for several minutes. Using mixer, add confectioner’s sugar and vanilla. You will see it turn lighter and caramelize. When you’ve reached the desired consistency, ice the cake, placing some of the icing between the layers.
Let me know what you think about this recipe! Do you have any recipes you want me to try out and post here? I love trying out new recipes. 😀