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Basic Powdered Sugar Glaze

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  • 10 min prep time
  • 10 min total time
  • 4 ingredients
  • 12 servings
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Blend four ingredients to make a yummy sugar glaze in just 10 minutes! Perfect to give a finishing touch on any dessert.

Ingredients

2
cups powdered sugar
2
tablespoons margarine or butter, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
to 4 tablespoons milk or half-and-half

Steps

  • 1 In medium bowl, combine all ingredients until smooth, adding enough milk for desired glaze consistency.
  • 2 Use to glaze cakes, coffee cakes or pastries.
  • 1 In medium bowl, combine all ingredients until smooth, adding enough milk for desired glaze consistency.
  • 2 Use to glaze cakes, coffee cakes or pastries.

Expert Tips

Chocolate Glaze: Add 2 oz. unsweetened chocolate, melted, or 2 envelopes premelted unsweetened chocolate. Coffee Glaze: Substitute hot water for milk. Dissolve 1 teaspoon instant coffee granules or crystals in the hot water. Lemon Glaze: Substitute 2 tablespoons lemon juice for part of milk and add 1 teaspoon grated lemon peel. Maple Glaze: Add 1/2 teaspoon maple extract or flavor. Orange Glaze: Substitute orange juice for milk and add 1 teaspoon grated orange peel. Spice Glaze: Combine 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon and 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg with powdered sugar.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1/12 of Recipe
Calories
100
Calories from Fat
20
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
20g
7%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
19g
19%
Protein
0g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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