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Chocolate Glaze


Chocolate bundt cake with chocolate glaze
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This recipe for Chocolate Glaze is just a little something to make any cake taste better.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes


  • 4 ounces semi-sweet chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


In large microwavable bowl, melt chocolate, water and butter. Microwave for 1 minutes. Stir. If necessary, microwave in 10 second increments until melted. Stir in vanilla. Add sugar and salt. If a thinner glaze is desired, add hot water a tablespoon at a time.

Makes 3/4 cup.
Makes enough to be used on a layer, bundt or sheet cake.
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