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Glaze for a Cake -Without Powdered Sugar???

I'm making a chocolate bundt cake with a coconut filling and would like to make either a vanilla or coconut glaze. The cake is way too rich for a boiled frosting, but I really don't like powdered sugar. Other ideas are most welcome.

asked by Melusine over 1 year ago
7 answers 3510 views
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Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added over 1 year ago

This might help: http://everydaylife.globalpost...

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added over 1 year ago

This is perfect -- thank you!

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ChefJune

June is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 1 year ago

I like to do a glaze this way on pound/bundt cakes. It's basically the same method as in the link above, but you poke holes in the hot cake and pour the warm glaze over. Then follow the rest of the glaze directions here: http://food52.com/recipes...

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Diana B

Diana B is a trusted home cook.

added over 1 year ago

So it's essentially a simple syrup with whatever flavorings you want? Very simple and infinitely adaptable!

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added over 1 year ago

melted chocolate or a ganache frosting

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added over 1 year ago

Could you post a link to the recipe as it sounds delicious.

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Diana B

Diana B is a trusted home cook.

added about 1 year ago

I'm not sure which recipe you mean, mickle, but there's a link in both Merrill's and June's replies.