Use this basic vanilla glaze on a variety of desserts such as cakes, cupcakes, coffeecakes, brownies, cookies, etc.
1/4 cup butter
2 cups powdered sugar
2 to 3 tablespoons hot water
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
- Place butter in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) 30 seconds or until melted. Stir in powdered sugar, hot water and vanilla, beating until smooth and slightly thickened. Drizzle over cooled cake.
Makes 2 cups glaze.