RECIPE WEDNESDAY. . . EASY PENUCHE FROSTING

615410154     My mother often used this recipe when I was a kid and it was always soooooo good! A definite family favorite! I made this for my husband and he swore up and down that it was peanut butter frosting..

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EASY PENUCHE FROSTING

INGREDIENTS
1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1/4 cup milk
2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar
hot water, optional

PREPARATION

  1. In a saucepan, melt 1/2 cup butter. Add the brown sugar. Bring to a boil and lower heat to medium low and continue to boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  2. Add the milk and bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Cool to lukewarm.
  3. Gradually add sifted confectioners’ sugar. Beat until thick enough to spread. If too thick, add a little hot water.
  4. Frosts top and sides of a 2-layer cake or a 13×9-inch cake.
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