Orange Glaze Icing

Orange glaze iced cake

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Prep: 10 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 20 mins
Serving: 1 serving
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
1224 Calories
24g Fat
258g Carbs
2g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 1224
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 30%
Saturated Fat 14g 72%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 1070mg 47%
Total Carbohydrate 258g 94%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 221g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 141mg 705%
Calcium 57mg 4%
Iron 1mg 5%
Potassium 539mg 11%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is an orange glaze recipe. It creates a cooked spreadable icing made with cornstarch and orange juice. It also uses granulated sugar and lemon juice.


  • 1 cup sugar

  • 1/4 cup cornstarch

  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

  • 1 cup orange juice

  • 2 tablespoons orange zest

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Steps 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. The recipe can be doubled.