Penuche Icing

Another iteration of a familiar favorite.

For more on the word penuche, visit the entry for penuche icing from Kent, Ohio.

From the box of L.S. from Joplin, Missouri.

Penuche Icing

1/2 c. butter
1 c. brown sugar
1/4 c. milk
1-3/4 to 2 c. sifted powdered sugar

Melt butter in saucepan. Add brown sugar. Boil 2 minutes over low heat, stirring.

Stir in milk. Bring to boil, stirring constantly.

Cool to lukewarm; gradually add sugar. Beat till thick. If too stiff, add little hot water.

One Comment

  1. Marisa Huston

    I can’t believe the recipe card from my mother that I’ve had for 40 years is word for word the same as this one. Family favorite.

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