Orange Glaze for Cake

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Ambersweet oranges. (Agricultural Research Service/Wikimedia Commons)
  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 2 cups of icing (1 serving)
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An orange glaze recipe, a cooked spreadable icing recipe made with cornstarch and orange juice, along with granulated sugar and lemon juice.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 cup orange juice (fresh)
  • 2 tablespoons ​​orange zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter

How to Make It

  1. Combine sugar and cornstarch in saucepan.
  2. Add lemon and orange juices slowly and stir until smooth. Add remaining ingredients.
  3. Cook, stirring frequently, over low heat until thick and glossy.
  4. Cool; spread on cake. Recipe can be doubled.

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Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 1230
Total Fat 24 g
Saturated Fat 14 g
Unsaturated Fat 7 g
Cholesterol 61 mg
Sodium 12 mg
Carbohydrates 260 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 2 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)