Almond Cupcake with Salted Caramel Buttercream Frosting
I read and followed others advice...the caramel sauce doesn't need all the cream added, I made a 1/2 batch and used 2+TBSP.-worked great!
The frosting is light, fluffy, and pipeable. I made a 1/2 batch to try this and added 2 TBSP caramel and 1/2 c. more powdered sugar and a 1/4 tsp. of sea salt. I tried other recipes that were very unappealing and not to my needs, but this is PERFECT in every way.
I went against my grain, I like from scratch recipes. I put this on Betty Crocker Butter Pecan cake mix that I added a heaping cup of butter toasted pecans, crushed, to the batter. And of course, crushed pecans on top of the frosted cupcake! Yum! All my neighbors taste tested this and thought it was fabulous and want the recipe!
I challenge any pro bakery to come up with better! I'm proudly serving these at a shower and hope you try the recipe.
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Jul. 16, 2012