Chocolate Glaze for Cakes (That Hardens)

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Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

This must be put onto a cold cake that has chilled from the refrigerator or it will not harden, this works wonderful for a bundt or tube cake, it may also be used for an ice cream cake --- this glaze firms up but does not turn rock hard

Top Review by Heathers Hungry

Really easy glaze, next time I will use all butter instead of shortening.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Make certain that the cake has been chilled in the fridge before starting the glaze.
  2. In a 4-cup pyrex bowl or measuring cup or a microwave-safe bowl combine all ingredients.
  3. Microwave on HIGH for about 2 minutes or until melted and smooth, removing once to stir.
  4. Allow to sit at room temperature for about 5 minutes to allow to thicken enough so that it will not run off the cake (test out the consistency by drizzling a small amount over the top of the cake).
  5. Drizzle over top of the cold cake, then refrigerate (the glaze will harden even more when refrigerated).

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