Caramel Cake

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This made-from-scratch Southern Caramel Cake is a rich, decadent dessert that's perfect for special occasions. The light and fluffy vanilla layer cake is frosted with a buttery caramel icing (no candy thermometer required)! Serve this old-fashioned show-stopper at Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other festive gathering to really wow your guests.

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For the Cake:
3/4 c shortening
1.5 c sugar
3 eggs
1 t vanilla extract
1 t butter flavoring
2.25 c cake flour
1.5 t baking powder
1 t baking soda
.5 t salt
3/4 c buttermilk
For the Icing:
1 c salted butter
16 oz dark brown sugar
.5 c whole milk
3.5 c confectioners sugar
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour 2 9-inch cake pans lined with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to cream together shortening and sugar until light...
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Nutritions

Calories
651

Sodium
770mg
32% DV

Fat
24g
37% DV

Protein
5g
11% DV

Carbs
106g
36% DV

Fiber
2g
10% DV