- Exported from MasterCook Mac
Recipe By : Southern Living 1990 Annual Recipes
10 Preparation Time :
Categories : Amount Measure Ingredient -- Preparation Method -- -- --
3 cups sugar -- divided
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
3/4 cup butter or margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup sugar in a shallow, heavy
3 1/2 quart Dutch oven; cook over me
dium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar melts (sugar will cllump) and syrup
is light golden brown. Remove from heat.
Combine remaining 2 1/2 cups sugar and flour in a large saucepan, stirring well
; add milk, and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
Gradually pour about one-fourth of hot misture into caramelized sugar, stirring
constantly; add remaining hot mixture (mixture will lump, but continue stirrin
g until smooth).
Return mixture to heat; cover and cook over low heat 2 minutes. Uncover and coo
k, without stirring, over medium heat until a candy thermometer reaches 238 deg
rees. Add butter, stirring to blend. Remove from heat, and cool, without stir
ring, until temperature drops to 110 degrees (about 1 hour). Add vanilla, and beat with a wooden spoon or at medium speed of an electric mixer, until of spre
ading consistency (about 20 minutes). Yield: enough for a 2-layer cake.
Submitted to Southern Living by Ethlwyn Langston of Birmingham, Alabama.
14g Fat (34% calories from fat);
4 Other Carbohydrates