Brown-Butter Glaze

Brown-Sugar Pound Cupcakes with Brown-Butter Glaze
Photo: Con Poulos
1 cup

Use this decadent glaze to finish our Brown-Sugar Pound Cupcakes.


  • 4 ounces (1 stick) unsalted butter

  • 2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar

  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract

  • 2 to 4 tablespoons whole milk


  1. Heat butter in a saucepan over medium heat until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Carefully pour butter into a bowl, leaving sediment behind.

  2. Add sugar, vanilla, and 2 tablespoons milk to butter, and stir until smooth. If glaze is too thick, add more milk. Use immediately.

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