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5Prep Time
10Fairy Cakes

Glace Icing

Quick and easy

96 Reviews

  • Vegetarian

About this quick & easy glace icing recipe

This glace icing recipe creates easy glace icing that's smooth, runny and glossy, making it the best icing for biscuits, sponge cakes and finger buns. This quick and easy icing for biscuits and cookies also sets with a glossy layer and so it also makes an ideal edible glue for decorating your baking creations. 

We love using Silver Spoon Icing Sugar for a glossy, lump-free glace icing recipe that works everytime. Using just water and icing sugar, this simple cupcake icing recipe is perfect for drizzling on cupcakes or dolloping on sprinkle sponge cake.

How to use glace icing?
Glace icing is a simple way to add decoration to your bakes, simply mix Silver Spoon icing sugar with water to bring this easy glace icing sugar recipe to life. All that's left to do is drizzle onto your cake!

This silky smooth glace recipe is perfect for Gingerbread house making as it sticks gingerbread house walls together, and makes the perfect edible glue for sweetie decorations. 

How to use Icing Sugar?
We love the silky smooth texture of Silver Spoon Icing Sugar, (especially when it's sifted) when creating simple icing sugar recipes for our bakes. From smooth buttercream, to glossy glace icing, it makes the perfect topping to your everyday bakes.

5Prep Time
10Fairy Cakes


  1. Step 1:

    Sift the icing sugar into a bowl and add a tiny amount of the warm water then stir. Keep adding tiny drops of the water gradually and stirring in between until the icing becomes thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. 

  2. Step 2:

    If necessary, add more water (a drop at a time) to make the icing runnier or if the icing becomes too watery add a spoonful of additional icing sugar to thicken.


    • 125g Silver Spoon Icing Sugar
    • 15ml Warm water


  • Bowl

Nutritional Information

per 13g
  • 49cal Energy
  • 0g Fat
  • 0g of which Saturates
  • 12g Carbohydrates
  • 12g of which Sugars
  • 0g Protein
  • 0g Salt

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