Glaze Icing


  • Prep Time5 mins
  • Total Time5 mins
  • Makes1 cup
Glaze Icing

This no-fuss glaze icing recipe couldn't be simpler to make. It's perfect for cupcakes, cakes, and cookies, too.


  • 2 cups icing sugar

  • 1 tbsp melted butter

  • 1 tbsp corn syrup

  • 4 to 5 tbsp milk

  • gel food colouring, optional


  • Whisk together icing sugar, butter and corn syrup in a medium bowl. Add milk, 1 tbsp at a time, until mixture is thick but still runny. Add gel food colouring if needed.

  • Refrigerate in an airtight container up to 2 days. Bring to room temperature and whisk until smooth before using.


Use this icing to top many of the treats from our 30 Awesome Cupcakes: Cupcake A Day special.

This article was originally published on May 14, 2014

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