Recipe Sifter

X
  • Start Here
    • Course
    • Main Ingredient
    • Cuisine
    • Preparation
    • Occasion
    • Diet
    • Nutrition
1

Select () or exclude () categories to narrow your recipe search.

2

As you select categories, the number of matching recipes will update.

Make some selections to begin narrowing your results.
  • Calories
  • Amount per serving
    1. Total Fat
    2. Saturated Fat
    3. Polyunsat. Fat
    4. Monounsat. Fat
    5. Trans Fat
  • Cholesterol
  • Sodium
  • Potassium
  • Total Carbohydrates
    1. Dietary Fiber
    2. Sugars
  • Protein
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin E
  • Magnesium
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Find exactly what you're looking for with the web's most powerful recipe filtering tool.

    You are in: Home / Recipes / Chocolate Butter Glaze Recipe
    Lost? Site Map

    Chocolate Butter Glaze

    Chocolate Butter Glaze. Photo by WaterMelon

    1/5 Photos of Chocolate Butter Glaze

    more photos

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    5 mins

    30 mins

    WaterMelon's Note:

    From Baker's Dozen Cookbook. I used this to glaze Rich Chocolate Cake (under my recipe) and the glaze is unbelievably delicious with a shiny finish. Easy to prepare and it's perfect for a cake that does not require refrigeration (suitable for tropical weather such as Singapore). Serve frosted cake at room temperature. Use best quality chocolate for good results (i used Valrhona). The prep time is for the microwave method for preparing the glaze only (glazing cake not included). Yield is 1 1/2 cups which is perfect for a 9 inch cake.

    • Save to Recipe Box

    • Add to Shopping List

    • Print

    • Email

    Ingredients:

    Servings:

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Combine chocolate, butter and corn syrup in a heatproof medium bowl.
    2. 2
      Place in a skillet of barely simmering water.
    3. 3
      Stir frequently, until almost completely melted.
    4. 4
      Remove bowl from skillet and stir until mixture is smooth.
    5. 5
      Do not whisk or beat the glaze.
    6. 6
      Let stand at room temperature without stirring until cooled, thick and spreadable (about 30mins, depending on kitchen temp).
    7. 7
      You may also use microwave for the melting step (as I did), just mix the ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl.
    8. 8
      Nuke the mixture at LOW power for approx 20 sec, remove bowl, stir gently.
    9. 9
      Repeat until chocolate has melted and mixture is smooth.
    10. 10
      The first layer of glaze- Spread a very thin layer using 1/4 of the glaze over the top and sides of cake (cake must be at room temp).
    11. 11
      Be sure to smooth rough surfaces and fill in any cracks.
    12. 12
      Be careful not to get any crumbs into the bowl of glaze.
    13. 13
      This is the'crumb coat', and it gives the cake a smooth and even undercoat for the final glaze.
    14. 14
      The final glaze- Rewarm the glaze in microwave/double boiler for a few seconds.
    15. 15
      Stir gently until smooth.
    16. 16
      Do not overheat; glaze should be 90F for it to dry to a shiny finish.
    17. 17
      If necessary, cool to proper temperature.
    18. 18
      Once the final glaze has been applied, let cake stand at room temp until the glaze sets, about 15mins.
    19. 19
      NOTE: Do no re-spread glaze once it has set, or it will have marks and dull streaks.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 07, 2008

      55

      Now that was good! So many glazes have a weak flavor. Not this one. This was chocolate at it's best. I was ready to forget the homemade doughnuts I glazed and just lick the glaze off the top cause it was that good! I used Nestle's Tollhouse semisweet chocolate chips and salted butter because that is what I had on hand. Now my husband keeps asking me what is for dinner and I keep thinking 'more chocolate glazed doughnuts? '.

      people found this review Helpful. Was this review helpful to you? Yes | No

    Advertisement

    Nutritional Facts for Chocolate Butter Glaze

    Serving Size: 1 (22 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 16

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 123.2
     
    Calories from Fat 118
    96%
    Total Fat 13.1 g
    20%
    Saturated Fat 8.2 g
    41%
    Cholesterol 15.2 mg
    5%
    Sodium 4.4 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 4.5 g
    1%
    Dietary Fiber 2.3 g
    9%
    Sugars 0.2 g
    1%
    Protein 1.8 g
    3%

    Ideas from Food.com

    Advertisement


    Over 475,000 Recipes

    Food.com Network of Sites