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Delicious Caramel Layer Cake

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“I got this recipe off a wonderful website, and it is sooo delicious. Easy to make and the caramel frosting is unique and different. I hope you all enjoy it!”
READY IN:
1hr 20mins
SERVES:
8-10
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Coat two 9-inch round cake pans with cooking spray, line bottoms with parchment paper. Coat paper with cooking spray and dust with flour.
  2. Beat sugar and 1/2 cup butter at medium speed until well-blended (about 5 minutes).
  3. Add eggs and egg white, 1 at a time, beating well after each addition.
  4. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt together in a seperate bowl and mix.
  5. Add flour mixture to sugar mixture alternately with 1 1/4 cups milk, beginning and ending with flour mixture. Stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla.
  6. Pour batter into prepared pans, and sharply tap pans once on counter to remove air bubbles. Bake at 350°F for 30 minutes or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  7. Cool in pan 10 minutes on a wire rack and remove from pans. Carefully peel off parchment paper and cool completely on wire rack.
  8. Frosting:
  9. Combine brown sugar and next 4 ingredients (brown sugar through salt) in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly.
  10. Reduce heat, and simmer until thick (about 5 minutes), stirring occasionally. Remove from heat.
  11. Add confectioners' sugar and 2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla; beat at medium speed until smooth and slightly warm. Cool 2 to 3 minutes (frosting will be thin but thickens as it cools.
  12. Place 1 cake layer on a plate; spoon 1/2 cup frosting on to cake layer spreading to cover. Top with remaining cake layer, frost top and sides.

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