The Best Chocolate Glaze

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This chocolate glaze for cake is rich, decadent, and oh so easy! I use this glaze on brownies, Bundt cakes, ice cream, or whatever needs a little chocolate.

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Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
3/4 cup

Ingredients

  • 6 tablespoons cocoa powder

  • 5 tablespoons butter

  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar

  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 tablespoons hot water, divided

Directions

  1. Melt cocoa and butter together in a small saucepan over low heat, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

  2. 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
5g Fat
12g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 90
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 35mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 12g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 1g
Calcium 5mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 43mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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