Translucent Sugar Glaze

Preparation info
  • Makes

    ¾ cup

    • Difficulty


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By Flo Braker

Published 1984

  • About

Once dry, this simple, no-cook glaze forms a thin film over a cake or cookie crust. It may also be used as a decoration.


  • ½ cup (50 grams) unsifted powdered sugar
  • 4 teaspoons water


Pour the sugar into a triple sifter and sift into a 1-quart mixing bowl. Add the water and stir with a rubber spatula until blended and smooth. The consistency should be thin enough so that a transparent film will cover the baked good. Adjust the consistency by adding water if it is too thick or sugar