2 Ingredient Lemon Glaze
Any variety of glaze is usually a combination of powdered sugar and some liquid. This 2 ingredient lemon glaze recipe is no different, involving only lemon juice and powdered sugar. A glaze can elevate any dessert recipes whether it be to spoon over cake, drizzle over Danishes or smooth over sugar cookies. This quick icing recipe is easy and versatile, making it a must-have for anyone’s kitchen. This glaze can even form the basis for other citrus glazes. Instead of lemon juice, consider substituting with lime juice, orange juice or grapefruit juice. This glaze can even be colored with food coloring when decorating cookies for Halloween, Easter or Christmas. The bonus of the lemon version is that lemons are very good for you. Lemon nutrition includes very high amounts of vitamin C and high amounts of vitamin B6 and potassium. Many people love the taste of lemon, too, and are constantly trying to find new ways of incorporating that taste into their desserts.
Makes enough to glaze one 9 inch cake.
This is a printable recipe.
2 cups confectioners’ sugar
1/2 cup lemon juice
In a measuring cup, stir confectioners’ sugar with lemon juice until smooth.
You can substitute the lemon juice for orange juice, liquor or milk for
Adjust sugar or juice to achieve desired consistency.
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Nutrition Facts for: Simple Lemon Glaze From Grandmother's Kitchen
Ingredients:Granulated sugar, salt, cornstarch, whole milk, pure vanilla extract, butter.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet
* The entire recipe has been calculated for ONE recipe which makes enough to glaze a 9-inch cake.
* Per Serving:Calories 963, Calories from Fat 11, Total Fat 1.2g 2%, Saturated Fat 1.0g 5%, Cholesterol 0mg 0%, Sodium 27mg 1%, Potassium 156mg 4%, Carbohydrates 241.6g 81%, Dietary Fiber 0.5g 2%, Sugars 237.5g, Protein 1.0g, Vitamin A 0%, Vitamin C 94%, Calcium 1%, Iron 1%
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