Chocolate Pound Cake with Caramel Frosting

Ingredients :

  • 3 sticks of butter.
  • 3 cups of sugar.
  • 6 eggs.
  • 1 tsp of vanilla.
  • 3 cups of flour.
  • ½ tsp of baking powder.
  • ½ cup of cocoa.
  • ½ tsp of salt.
  • 1 ¼ cups of milk.
  • You’ll Need ( for the icing):
  • 1 stick of butter.
  • 1 cup of brown sugar.
  • ¼ cup of whole milk.
  • 2 cups of confectioners’ sugar.
  • 1 tsp of vanilla extract.

Directions :

  1. In a bowl, cream together the butter and sugar and add in eggs and vanilla and mix until well combined.
    In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder, cocoa and salt, then add the dry ingredients alternately with milk to the creamed mixture.
    In a preheated oven to 350°, bake for 1 hour.
    To make the caramel icing, melt the butter and brown sugar in a medium size heavy saucepan over medium heat. Cook while stirring for 2 minutes then add in the milk and stir. Bring to a boil and turn off the heat. Add in confectioners’ sugar and vanilla and beat using an electric mixer or a wooden spoon to smooth.
    While still hot, pour the frosting over the cake.
    If the icing harden before you could use it, heat it again.

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