Burnt Sugar Cake II | “My friends begged to take large pieces home with them. I let them—I was afraid I'd eat the rest of the cake by myself!” –JODIPAUL

Burnt Sugar Cake II | “My friends begged to take large pieces home with them. I let them—I was afraid I'd eat the rest of the cake by myself!” –JODIPAUL

This is not a cake; it’s an adventure. I’m fascinated by old-fashioned recipes, and Burnt Sugar Cake has been on my must-try list for awhile. If you don’t recognize the name of the cake, you would most likely recognize the flavor. It’s a cake you had sometime in your childhood, while visiting older family members …

This is not a cake; it’s an adventure. I’m fascinated by old-fashioned recipes, and Burnt Sugar Cake has been on my must-try list for awhile. If you don’t recognize the name of the cake, you would most likely recognize the flavor. It’s a cake you had sometime in your childhood, while visiting older family members …

Old Time Burnt Sugar Cake and Frosting: Burnt Sugar Syrup

Burnt Sugar Cake and Frosting

Old Time Burnt Sugar Cake and Frosting: Burnt Sugar Syrup

This recipe is in response to a request for the Betty Crocker (1950-1960) version of the cake. I have tried to retain the authenticity of the period, hence the repetition of the ingredient amounts throughout the recipe. I hope you enjoy it. Mom used to make this one sometimes too!

Burnt Sugar Cake (Betty Crocker: Circa 1956)

This recipe is in response to a request for the Betty Crocker (1950-1960) version of the cake. I have tried to retain the authenticity of the period, hence the repetition of the ingredient amounts throughout the recipe. I hope you enjoy it. Mom used to make this one sometimes too!

Burnt Sugar Cake...could try this recipe, too.  Looks simpler than others I've seen.

Burnt Sugar Cake...could try this recipe, too. Looks simpler than others I've seen.

This looks just like the special Birthday Cake my Grandma always made for me when I was growing up...my request every year!

This looks just like the special Birthday Cake my Grandma always made for me when I was growing up...my request every year!

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