Brown-Sugar Glaze

This recipe goes well with our Molasses-Spice Cake.

  • Yield: Makes enough for one 9-inch cake
Brown-Sugar Glaze

Photography: John Kernick

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2007


  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Heat butter and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat, stirring, until sugar has dissolved. Add cream, vanilla, and salt, and bring to a boil. Remove from heat, and let cool until thickened. Use glaze immediately.


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