Colored Butter Glaze
- 8 teaspoons milk
- 1 liquid paste color
- 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
- 8 tablespoons (1 stick) unsalted butter
Place the milk in a small bowl, and stir in the liquid paste color; set aside. Place 1 cup confectioners' sugar in a medium bowl, and set aside.
In a small saucepan, melt 4 tablespoons butter over medium heat. Remove pan from heat, and immediately pour butter into the bowl with the sugar. Add 4 teaspoons colored milk, and whisk until smooth. Glaze three of the cakes; the mixture should be just thin enough so that it runs down the sides of the cake.
Repeat the second step to glaze the remaining three egg cakes.
SourceMartha Stewart Living, April 1998