This is my mother-in-laws recipe. She was a fantastic country cook!
Caramel Frosting V
1 pound light brown sugar
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup butter
1/4 cup chopped pecans (optional)
1 In a medium, heavy saucepan, bring the sugar and cream to a rolling boil. Boil one minute. Add soda, and boil one more minute. Remove from heat. Add butter, but do not stir yet. Let the mixture cool.