Maple-Flavored Caramel Frosting Recipe

This Caramel Frosting tastes incredible ! Try this creamy, milky sugary icing on your cakes and other desserts. Your suggestions for this Caramel Frosting are welcome.


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Butter/Margarine1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Stick)
 Packed brown sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Milk1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Confectioner's sugar2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs), sifted
 Maple flavoring1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Half and half/Milk1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2925 Calories from Fat 834

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 95 g145.9%

Saturated Fat 59.9 g299.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 253.1 mg

Sodium 589.1 mg24.5%

Total Carbohydrates 527 g175.7%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 513.8 g

Protein 3 g7%

Vitamin A 58.4% Vitamin C 0.22%

Calcium 29.6% Iron 9.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Melt butter in a 1-quart glass measuring cup in microwave oven (about 1 minute and 15 seconds at High).
2. Stir in brown sugar and salt. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 1 minute at High.
3. Stir in milk gradually. Cook uncovered in microwave oven 1 1/2 minutes at High; stir every 30 seconds.
4. Blend in confectioners' sugar and maple flavoring. Add half-and-half if a thinner consistency is desired.