Golden Caramel Cake

Want to hook up with a recipe that's got homemade taste and
can be made with a beginner's skill? Then this is for you!
This easy, moist yellow cake is covered with a rich, satin
caramel frosting. The flavor goes for miles!

Prep: 15 min - Bake: 33 min - Cool: 1 hr 10 min

1 package Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
1 cup milk
1/2 cup butter or margarine, melted and cooled
1/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/8 teaspoon baking powder
3 eggs
Caramel Icing (below)

1. Heat oven to 350°F. Grease and flour 2 round pans,
9x1 1/2 inches.

2. Beat all ingredients except Caramel Icing in medium bowl
with electric mixer on low speed 1 minute, scraping bowl
constantly (batter will be thick). Beat 2 minutes longer.
Remove 1/2 cup of batter; cover and refrigerate to use in
icing. Pour remaining batter into pans.

3. Bake 28 to 33 minutes or until toothpick inserted in
center comes out clean. Cool 10 minutes; remove from pans
to wire rack. Cool completely, about 1 hour. Fill layers
and frost cake with Caramel Icing.

Makes 16 servings

Caramel Icing

1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup reserved cake batter
1/2 cup evaporated milk
1 teaspoon vanilla

Heat butter in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly,
until brown; remove from heat. Stir in powdered sugar, cake batter
and evaporated milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly
with wire whisk, until smooth, bubbly and almost thick; remove
from heat. Stir in vanilla. Cool slightly.

Special Touch: Caramel and chocolate are natural companions.
Drizzle caramel-frosted cake servings with melted chocolate

High Altitude (3500-6500 ft):
Heat oven to 375°F. Add 1 tablespoon Gold Medal® all-purpose
flour to dry cake mix. Use 1 1/2 cups milk, 2 tablespoons
butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 3 eggs; omit sugar and baking
powder. Bake 25 to 30 minutes.

Nutritional Info Per 1 Serving:
Calories 525 (Calories from Fat 360); Fat 40g (Saturated 9g);
Cholesterol 75mg; Sodium 310mg; Potassium 160mg;
Carbohydrate 38g (Dietary Fiber 0g); Protein 3g

Diet Exchanges: Not Recommended


This recipe courtesy of Back of the Box Recipes. Home Page

This recipe displayed with permission from General Mills, Inc.