This is NOT my own personal recipe, but is a favorite. Delicious with a white chocolate cake
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 TBSP water
- 1/4 cup heavy cream
- 1 tsp Vanilla
- 1/4 tsp Sea Salt flakes
- 1 1/2 sticks Salted butter
- 2 cups Powdered Sugar
- STEP ONE: Stir the sugar and water briefly to mix over med-high heat. let boil. Do NOT stir. Let it bubble 6-8 minutes or until a nice, rich amber color. Remove from heat and SLOWLY add in cream and vanilla. Stir to mix until smooth. Let set until cool to the touch (about 20 minutes).
STEP 2: Whip the butter with a mixer until fl12 uffy. Slowly beat in PS until smooth.
STEP 3: Turn off mixer and add caramel from step 1. Beat on low to combine and gradually adjust speed to high and mix until light, airy and completely mixed.
YIELD: enough for about 12 cupcakes (piped on)