My Favorite Caramel Frosting

My Favorite Caramel Frosting
3 3/4 cups
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1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
2 cups firmly packed dark brown sugar
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons whipping cream
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 3/4 cups powdered sugar

1. Melt butter in a 3-quart, saucepan over medium heat. Add brown sugar; bring to a boil, stirring constantly. Stir in whipping cream and vanilla; bring to a boil. Remove from heat, and let cool 1 hour. Transfer frosting to a bowl.

2. Sift powdered sugar into frosting. Beat at high speed with an electric mixer until creamy and spreading consistency.