Simple Orange Glaze recipe

Simple Orange Glaze

This Simple Orange Glaze recipe is perfect for covering any dessert or pastry. It’s tangy and sweet, adding the perfect touch of citrus to your dish. This recipe makes 1 cup of glaze, with each serving being 2 tablespoons.


  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon orange zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Nutritional Information:

  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
  • Calories: 85
  • Total Fat: 2g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 30mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 17g
  • Sugars: 16g
  • Protein: 0g

Cook Time:

5 minutes

Preparation Time:

5 minutes


1 cup of glaze, 8 servings (2 tablespoons per serving)




North American

Additional Notes:

For a thinner glaze, add more orange juice. For a thicker glaze, add more powdered sugar. You can also add food coloring to give the glaze a fun color.


  1. In a medium bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, melted butter, orange juice, orange zest, vanilla extract, and salt until smooth.
  2. Use immediately or store in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.

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