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Use unsalted butter. Salt is in almost ever baking recipe. It counteracts the leavening agent (typically baking powder or baking soda) in your baked goods. This is where the real chemistry of baking comes in. If you use too much salt, your recipe won't rise enough. Too little and it will rise too much. Since the precise amount of salt in salted butter is not specified it's a best practice to use unsalted butter and add the exact amount of salt needed in your recipe. With BEL Box recipes, the right amount of salt has been added to your dry ingredients, so use unsalted butter and you'll be well on your way to another delicious treat!
Don't overcook the caramel! This will make the frosting crunchy and dry