Caramel-Pecan Frosting might be just the frosting you are searching for. This gluten free and vegetarian recipe serves 10. One portion of this dish contains approximately 1g of protein, 17g of fat, and a total of 333 calories. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 20 minutes. 1 person found this recipe to be scrumptious and satisfying. Head to the store and pick up almond extract, powdered sugar, buttermilk, and a few other things to make it today.
Place chopped pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan.
Bake at 350 for 6 minutes or until lightly toasted.
Bring butter and brown sugar to a boil in a 3 1/2-qt. saucepan over medium heat, whisking constantly (about 2 minutes).
Remove from heat, and slowly whisk in buttermilk.
Return mixture to heat, and bring to a boil.
Pour into bowl of a heavy-duty electric stand mixer. Gradually add powdered sugar and vanilla and almond extracts, beating at medium-high speed until smooth (about 1 minute). Stir in pecans. Use immediately.