Basic Glaze Recipe

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  • The best glaze recipe - perfect for cakes, donuts and more!
    You know the saying, “the icing on the cake”? Well, it’s just as important, if not more important than the cake itself. This basic glaze recipe never disappoints. It’s perfect for topping pound cake, angel cake, bundt cake and even doughnuts!  It requires just 4 staple ingredients and less than 5 minutes of time to make.

    The best glaze recipe - perfect for cakes, donuts and more!

    The best glaze recipe - perfect for cakes, donuts and more!

    One of the reasons I love using a glaze is that it is beautiful without any effort at all. Just make, warm and pour!

    The best glaze recipe - perfect for cakes, donuts and more!

    Basic Glaze Recipe

    You know the saying, "the icing on the cake"? Well, it's just as important, if not more important than the cake itself. This basic glaze recipe never disappoints. It's perfect for topping pound cake, angel cake, bundt cake and even doughnuts!  It requires just 4 staple ingredients and less than 5 minutes of time to make.
    Course Dessert
    Cuisine American
    Keyword dessert, easy recipe, frosting, glaze, icing
    Prep Time 5 minutes
    Total Time 5 minutes
    Servings 10
    Calories 219 kcal

    Ingredients

    • 6 Tbsp butter melted
    • 3 c powdered sugar
    • 2 tsp vanilla
    • 3 Tbsp heavy cream {can substitute milk}

    Instructions

    1. Combine ingredients, beat on medium until smooth. Warm in microwave 30 seconds to make it a pourable glaze for easy topping.
    Nutrition Facts
    Basic Glaze Recipe
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 219 Calories from Fat 72
    % Daily Value*
    Total Fat 8g 12%
    Saturated Fat 5g 25%
    Cholesterol 24mg 8%
    Sodium 63mg 3%
    Total Carbohydrates 36g 12%
    Sugars 35g
    Vitamin A 5.6%
    Calcium 0.5%
    Iron 0.1%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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