How to make it

  • BURNT SUGAR:
  • Pour 3/4 cup sugar into heavy skillet.
  • Cook and stir constantly over low heat until sugar melts and begins to turn a dark golden color.
  • Gradually (and carefully) stir in 3/4 cup HOT water.
  • Cook and stir over low heat until sugar dissolves and mixture comes to a boil.
  • Boil and stir for 2 minutes.
  • Cool completely.
  • FROSTING:
  • Cream 3/4 cup butter in large mixer bowl.
  • Add egg yolks and blend well.
  • Add confectioners' sugar and all but 2 tablespoons sugar syrup.
  • Beat to spreading consistency.
  • Frost cake.
  • Drizzle remaining syrup over cake.

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  • lacrenshaw 10 years ago
    Yippee! I am so happy that this is good for you, Ginger. Let me know whether it's anything at all like Aunt Emma's...
    Lorraine
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  • lacrenshaw 10 years ago
    Aren't awesome memories... well, awesome? Glad this one floated you back to them. Thanks for your 5, momo and enjoy!
    Lorraine
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    " It was excellent "
    fishtrippin ate it and said...
    I can'tv wait to try this! Tomorrows project, definitly! Thanks again!!
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    " It was excellent "
    momo_55grandma ate it and said...
    wow! thanks for the awsome memories my mother use to make this for her cakes{Thanks sooo much} high5 and above.
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