Chocolate Glaze That Hardens

Finding a chocolate glaze that hardens can be tough. Ganaches are good but require heating up stuff on the stove. I just wanted a glaze I could dunk a cookie in or glaze a donut with. Was that too much to ask?

It was. I tried a bunch of different chocolate glazes that claimed they would harden but they didn’t work out so good.

chocolate glaze that hardens

This one does. And I even used it to make a great grain free donut recipe that you’ll get to use this recipe for on Friday. I’m making BIG promises of great taste with a grain free dessert so you’ll want to stop back Friday.

chocolate dipped oreos

Of course today you can be really evil and use this glaze to make some chocolate covered cookies with.

chocolate dipped cookies

Chocolate Glaze That Hardens

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons melted butter or 2 tablespoons oil (melted coconut oil works fine too)
  • 2 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

  1. Mix together ingredients in a bowl. Stir until smooth. Add additional hot water (1-2 teaspoons at a time) to thin if needed. As sauce cools it will begin to thicken. To keep at the same consistency you may need to add in an additional 1-2 teaspoons of water at a time to thin and keep in it's original form. Dip cookies, donuts, or pour over cake or cupcakes for a glaze.
  2. Glaze makes enough to dip the tops of approximately 12 cookies depending on size, 12-18 donut holes, the tops of 6-12 regular donuts, the tops of 12-18 mini donuts, one 9" round cake or the tops of 8-12 cupcakes.
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Comments

  1. I’m using this on banana bread mini donuts, sugar cookies and chocolate cookies. It hardened on the donuts already. I had a problem with my frosting and glaze soaking into the donuts, which looked bad. I used coconut oil by the way. I haven’t tried the finished product but the glaze tasted good and hardened so I’m happy!

    • burntapple says:

      So glad it worked for you. Happy holidays…your recipes sound delicious!

      • The taste was great! Hubby was very happy to see the chocolate glaze??? I’d like to share a picture of our finished goodies! I was also trying to find a way to make other flavors of glaze. Was able to do a lemon but it took lots more of sugar than the chocolate glaze.

  2. FANTASTIC! WORKS! THANK YOU!!!

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