Creamy Glaze Frosting

Perfect for angel food cake or chiffon cake

Photo by Brian J.

PREP TIME

8

minutes

TOTAL TIME

15

minutes

SERVINGS

1

cake

PREP TIME

8

minutes

TOTAL TIME

15

minutes

SERVINGS

1

servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2

    cup butter

  • 2

    cups confectioners sugar

  • 1-1/2

    teaspoons vanilla

  • 2 - 4

    tablespoons hot water

Directions

Melt butter in a saucepan. Stir in sugar and vanilla, add 2 tablespoons water to thin to a nice smooth consistency. Add additional water if a thinner glaze is desired. Keep glaze warm while frosting cake. Variations: Browned Butter Glaze - continue to heat butter over medium heat until it becomes a delicate brown color. Butter Rum Glaze - substitute 2 tablespoons white rum for vanilla. Chocolate Glaze - stir in 2 oz slightly melted unsweetened chocolate. Orange or Lemon Glaze - Add 1/2 teaspoon grated orange or lemon peel along with orange or lemon juice for the water.

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