Posted by Annita on October 25, 2006
Glace Icing can be poured over the cake to give a smooth glossy finish.By introducing another color icing,it is also used in making feathered icing.
This recipe is enough to coat an 8″ cake.
Icing Sugar – 2 cups or 225 gm
Hot water – 2-3 tbsp
1. Sift the icing sugar into a bowl.Using a wooden spoon ,gradually stir in enough water to make a mixture in the consistency of a thick cream.
2.Beat the mixture un til white and smooth,and the icing thickly coats the back of the spoon.Color it with a few drops of food coloring,if desired.
3.Use immediately,to cover the top of small or large cakes.
Replace the water with a strong solution of instant coffee,or with freshly squeezed orange,lemon or lime juice.
Sift 2 tsp cocoa powder with the icing sugar for chocoalte icing.
Recipe Source : First Steps in Cake Decorating by Janice Murfitt