Vanilla Icing Glaze is the perfect icing to frost your cookies, or to drizzle over bundt cakes, scones, cinnamon rolls, or donuts. With just a handful of ingredients and a few simple steps, you can create a dessert glaze that is the perfect balance between flavor, consistency, and pretty results.
Easy Icing for Desserts
When you want to make the yummy treats you make even more special, a simple vanilla icing glaze can do the trick. This quick icing recipe gives your desserts a sweet finishing touch.
Customize Icing Flavor
- This Vanilla Icing Glaze is sweet and has a nice vanilla flavor. What is really nice about this recipe is that you can make it in different flavors, not just a vanilla glaze!
- To make this icing glaze a different flavor, such as lemon, orange, maple, almond, peppermint, etc. Just switch out the vanilla for your favorite extract or flavoring.
- You may want to test it with a smaller amount, then add more as desired, as extracts are potent, and a little can go a long way.
Use Vanilla Icing Glaze on cookies, scones, donuts, bundt cakes, cinnamon rolls, birthday cakes, sweet breads (banana, chocolate, zucchini, etc.), or any sweet treat you like!
This icing glaze sets up solid, but not too hard. I think the texture is really nice to bite into.
Vanilla Icing Glaze is a simple vanilla flavored glaze that is delicious on cookies, bundt cakes, cinnamon rolls, scones, and donuts. Ready in minutes!
- 1 Tablespoon Butter
- 1 Tablespoon Corn Syrup
- ½ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
- 2 Tablespoons Milk (or more to get desired consistency)
- ⅛ teaspoon Salt
- 1 ½ cups Confectioners Sugar (powdered sugar)
In a medium microwave safe bowl, add the butter, corn syrup, vanilla, milk, and salt. Microwave for 15 seconds, stir, and microwave another 10 seconds, if needed, to melt butter, and stir to combine.
Stir in the confectioners sugar until dissolved. Add more milk if too thick. Add more powdered sugar if too thin.
Thicker glaze icing will be more white (opaque). Add more powdered sugar to thicken.
Thinner icing glaze will be more transparent.