How to make a Glaze for a Cake?

A thin coating of glaze adds flair to muffins and quick breads. Orange is sweet and bright; lemon glaze contributes a pleasant tartness. So, a list of element for orange glaze and lemon glaze are mention below as well as how to make a glaze for a cake.

For the Orange Glaze:

  1. 1 cup  (4 oz/125 g) confectioners (icing) sugar, sifted
  2. 2 tablespoons fresh orange juice, or more if needed
  3. 2 teaspoons orange zest
  4. Pinch of salt

For the Lemon Glaze:

  • 1 cup (4 oz/125 g) confectioners (icing ) sugar, sifted
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, or more if needed
  • 2 teaspoons lemon zest
  • Pinch of salt

Combine all the ingredients for either glaze in a small bowl and whisk briskly until smooth and well blended. If the glaze is too stiff, beat in a few drops more juice. Brush or spoon over breads and muffins while they are still warm.

Makes about ¼ cup (2 fl oz/60 ml), enough for 12 muffins or 1 loaf of bread.

Make a glaze for a cake

Make a glaze for a cake

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