A Confectioner’s Glaze is a simple mixture of sugar and a liquid and maybe some flavoring.  They are quick to make and set with a crust.

Confectioner's Glaze Recipe
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A simple quick glaze used on pastries, pies, some cakes and quick breads.
Recipe type: Frosting
Cuisine: Dessert
Serves: ¾ cup
  • 2 cups Confectioner's Sugar, sifted
  • 2-3 tablespoons Milk, more as needed
  • 1-2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract, to taste or use another flavor as desired.
  • Food Coloring - as required, color your choice, optional
  1. Sift the confectioner's sugar to remove lumps and place is a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the milk, a tablespoon at a time, and stir well. It will not take much liquid to incorporate all the sugar. Add extracts and food colorings is desired.