How To/Tutorial

Penuche Frosting

If you’ve ever been to a fudge shop and tried brown sugar or “penuche” fudge…this is the frosting version of that.  You’re welcome.  The rich, buttery taste of brown sugar and the silky texture will bring the perfect touch to your favorite fall desserts.

Pumpkin cookies.

Apple quick bread.


Oatmeal cookies.

On a spoon…by yourself…with the lights out and the bowl of frosting in the other hand.  No judgment here.  Be prepared to meet your new favorite frosting!

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Penuche Frosting
Penuche Frosting
Prep Time:
3 minutes
Cook Time:
4 minutes
Total Time:
7 minutes
  1. In a sauce pan, add 1/2 cup of butter.
  2. Then 3/4 cup of packed light brown sugar and 3 tablespoons of milk or cream.
  3. Stir until combined and smooth stirring constantly and then allow to come to a low boil.
  4. Then add 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract, stir and remove from heat.
  5. In a stand mixer or large bowl, add 2 cups of powdered sugar and the cooled brown sugar mixture.
  6. Whip until it comes together into the perfect frosting.

Goes excellent with pumpkin, apple and nut desserts!

Nutrition information
Serving Size: varied depending on how you're using it

Shared with Rattlebridge Farm, French Country Cottage, Dear Creatives, Tater Tots and Jello, Pieced Pastimes, Create with Joy, I Should Be Mopping the Floor, Creating My Way to Success, Tumbleweed Contessa, Gingersnap Crafts,







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