Print Recipe

Old-Fashioned Caramel Icing

As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases.


  • 3 cups granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Boil 3 cups sugar and milk for 3 minutes.
  2. In a skillet melt 1 cup sugar over medium heat, stirring.
  3. Add sugar and milk mixture, stirring quickly.
  4. Add buttere and vanilla extract. Stir vigorously until of spreading consistency. If mixture seems too thick, add a little milk.