Shiny Chocolate Glaze

This is the topping I like to use on my husband's annual birthday Boston Cream Pie. It would also be delicious as a topping for donuts. The recipe comes from The Cake Mix Doctor by Anne Byrn.

Photo by Pam K.

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

10

minutes

SERVINGS

1.5

cups

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

10

minutes

SERVINGS

1.5

servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    tablespoons butter

  • 2

    tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1/4

    cup heavy (whipping) cream

  • 1

    cup confectioner's sugar, sifted

  • 1

    teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Directions

Melt the butter in a small, heavy saucepan over low heat. Add the cocoa powder and cream and stir until the mixture thickens, 2 minutes. Do not boil. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the confectioners' sugar and vanilla until the mixture is smooth. Spoon the glaze over the cooled cake of your choice.

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