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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 …

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 (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!

from Just A Pinch Recipes

Burnt Sugar Cake

Adapted from my Grandma's collection of "Secret" cake recipes. A pleasant surprise awaits all who profit by her suggestions, which were drawn from her vast sto