Southern Caramel Icing

 

Southern Caramel Icing

INGREDIENTS:

2 cups sugar

1 cup buttermilk

½ cup Crisco

½ cup butter

1 teaspoon baking soda

DIRECTIONS:
  1. Mix all ingredients in a 3-4 quart cast iron dutch oven.
  2. Swirl pan to keep ingredients moving in the pan.
  3. Cook to softball stage 235º – 245º on a candy thermometer or when tested in a cup of cold water.
  4. Remove from heat and beat with a wooden spoon until creamy and ready to spread.

source:  addapinch

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