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The Best Chocolate Glaze

Rated as 4.8 out of 5 Stars
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"I use this glaze on brownies, Bundt® cake, ice cream, or whatever needs a little chocolate. It's rich, decadent, and oh so easy!"
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Ingredients

10 m servings 90
Original recipe yields 12 servings (3 /4 cup)

Directions

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  1. Melt cocoa and butter together in a small saucepan over low heat, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in confectioners' sugar and vanilla extract. Stir in hot water, 1 teaspoon at a time, until glaze is thick and smooth.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 90 calories; 5.2 11.9 0.6 13 35 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

It doesn't taste sweet enough, the cocoa powder is really strong. I added another tablespoon of powdered sugar and butter and another 1/4 tsp of vanilla. To recap: 6 Tbsp butter 6 Tbsp cocoa p...

Most helpful critical review

I've made it several times, and every time the fluid separated from the glaze and the glaze became lumpy. I love the taste, but maybe doing something wrong?

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It doesn't taste sweet enough, the cocoa powder is really strong. I added another tablespoon of powdered sugar and butter and another 1/4 tsp of vanilla. To recap: 6 Tbsp butter 6 Tbsp cocoa p...

Delicious! I needed a quick, tasty, chocolate glaze for the orange chocolate Bundt cake on this site. I wanted a chocolate and orange glaze, and chose this one as it's made with stuff I stock an...

Love this glaze! Made the chocolate pound cake and this glaze !! The best dessert for a Comfort Meal --Company loved it and took the leftovers home!

I wanted a bundt cake glaze that was pourable, like a ganache, but I didn't have the heavy cream. I opted for this glaze because I had the ingredients, and I'm glad I did because it's delicious!...

I looked at many chocolate glaze recipes. I chose this one because I had all of the ingredients on hand. It is simple to make, tastes wonderful, to me, using the exact ingredients called for in ...

Chocolate-y with just the right amount of sweetness. Would consider another teaspoon of hot water to make it a bit more pourable. Made it for the One Bowl Chocolate Cake III on this site.

I doubled the powdered sugar and added more hot water. I added a dash of salt and beat vigorously with a whisk until satin smooth. Very chocolaty, shiny and delicious. Drizzled over a chocolate ...

I've made it several times, and every time the fluid separated from the glaze and the glaze became lumpy. I love the taste, but maybe doing something wrong?

Super Fast & Easy!