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Apple Butter Caramel Icing
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5 from 2 votes

Apple Butter Caramel Icing

This apple butter caramel icing made with brown sugar and cinnamon is perfect for fall cakes and cupcakes!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 48 servings
Calories: 34kcal
Author: Stefani


  • 1/4 cup apple butter
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons whole milk
  • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 cup powdered sugar sifted


  • In a saucepan, melt the butter.
  • Add the apple butter and brown sugar.
  • Bring to a boil and lower the heat to medium low.
  • Continue to boil for 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Add the milk and the cinnamon and bring to a boil, still stirring constantly.
  • Cool to lukewarm.
  • Gradually add the powdered sugar and beat until thick enough to spread.



I used Eden apple butter, which is oh-so-tasty! However, if you would like to make your own apple butter, check out these sites for apple butter recipes:
This recipe should make enough to ice 48 cupcakes or two bundt cakes.


Calories: 34kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Cholesterol: 2mg | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 6mg | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 30IU | Calcium: 5mg