Vanilla Butter Glaze
photo by Baby Kato
- Ready In:
- Mix 3 tbsp butter, melted, 2-1/4 cups confectioners' sugar, 3 tbls water and 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract until smooth.
- Let stand 3 minutes or until thickened.
- Drizzle on cake.
I made this in a big hurry to finish my last Mother's Day dessert. I didn't read it well and used room temp butter. It was an "oh crap" moment. I tried microwaving it in small increments and it worked. No waiting for it to thicken. I just microwaved it until desired consistency and poured. I doubled recipe because I like a thicker layer of icing. Worked great! Thank you for sharing this quick, lovely recipe.
This is a very good glaze recipe.<br/>It is very buttery and goes well with the amount of sugar, it blends well. Has great flavor.<br/>It has a smooth texture and the amount of time to wait for it to thicken is perfect for drizzling.<br/><br/>I made a cherry vanilla cake and replaced the 1 1/2 tsp of vanilla with 3/4 tsp of grenadine and 3/4 tsp of vanilla. Went perfect with my cake.
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