Caramel cream icing

Caramel cream icing


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About this recipe: This creamy icing takes some time, but has a truly caramel flavour. Try it with my Christmas mincemeat cake recipe (see link in footnote)!


Serves: 12 

  • 2 tablespoons caster sugar
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 125g butter
  • 125ml whipping cream

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. Place 2 tablespoons sugar in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat until sugar is dissolved and becomes golden brown in colour, but do not stir. Set aside.
  2. Combine remaining sugar, butter and cream in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to the boil. Stir in caramelised sugar, and return to the boil. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Beat until icing has a good spreading consistency.


This icing makes a perfect Christmas centrepiece with this Mincemeat cake recipe.

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