About this recipe:A ludicrously rich icing recipe for special occasion cakes. This would work a treat on a simple sponge cake or light chocolate cake. You can omit the pecans, or use another type of nut, if desired.
450g light brown soft sugar
250ml whipping cream
1/2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
40g chopped pecans
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In a medium, heavy saucepan, bring the sugar and cream to a rolling boil. Boil one minute. Add bicarb, and boil one more minute. Remove from heat. Add butter, but do not stir yet. Let the mixture cool.
Beat well. Stir in pecans if desired.
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