Clear Sugar Glaze

A simple glaze to brush on hot gingerbread just out of the oven

What you’ll need:

  • 2 1/2 cups powered sugar

  • 2 tablespoon water

  • 1 tablespoon butter, softened

  • 1 tablespoon light corn syrup

  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla if desired

  • food coloring if desired

Combine sugar, water, butter corn syrup and vanilla in a small bowl and mix until powered sugar is moistened. 
Beat at medium speed until smooth, adding additional water if necessary.
Tint with food color if desired.

Use to brush on gingerbread immediately after removing baked gingerbread from the oven.