An Orange 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.

Orange Glaze Recipe
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A simple quick orange glaze used on pastries, pies, some cakes and quick breads.
Recipe type: Frosting
Cuisine: Dessert
Serves: ¾ cup
  • 2 cups Confectioner's Sugar, sifted
  • zest from 1 Orange
  • 2-3 tablespoons Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
  • ½-1 teaspoons Orange Extract, to taste, as desired - Optional
  • a few drops Orange Food Coloring,optional
  1. Sift the confectioner's sugar to remove lumps and place is a mixing bowl.
  2. Add the orange juice, a tablespoon at a time, and stir well. It will not take much liquid to incorporate all the sugar. Add orange extract, if desired to taste and orange food coloring if desired.