100% – The only frosting we’ll eat in our house!

In the heartland, where the simple joys of life are cherished and the harvest is bountiful, I’ve found great pleasure in creating treats that embody comfort and care. Among the most cherished of these creations is a recipe that holds a special place in my heart, a symbol of love and the perfect conclusion to any meal – the homemade Salted Caramel Frosting. This luscious topping marries the opulence of butter with the golden hues of caramel and a kiss of salt, creating a balance that reflects the harmony of life’s experiences. It’s a celebration of flavors that has adorned our family’s table for generations, elevating everything from simple cakes to elaborate desserts into something truly memorable.

Whether you’re preparing a sweet surprise for a gathering of friends or looking to add a touch of indulgence to a family dinner, this Salted Caramel Frosting carries with it the heritage of our fertile lands and the allure of a decadent treat.

Salted Caramel Frosting
Servings: Enough to generously frost 12 cupcakes or a 9-inch cake.



1 cup granulated sugar

4 tablespoons water

1/2 cup heavy cream

2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon flaky sea salt, plus extra for garnishing

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature

2 cups powdered sugar, sifted






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