Brown-Butter Glaze Recipe

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Kylie Perez Modified: March 22, 2022
Brown-Butter Glaze Recipe

How To Make Brown-Butter Glaze

The deep, caramelized flavors on this brown-butter glaze are sure to elevate your cakes, ice creams, pancakes, and any other desserts!

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 10 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 4ozunsalted butter
  • 2cupsconfectioners’ sugar,sifted
  • 2tsppure vanilla extract
  • 2tbspwhole milk


  1. Heat butter in a saucepan over medium heat for about 10 minutes until golden brown. 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.


  • Calories: 1789.16kcal
  • Fat: 92.96g
  • Saturated Fat: 58.81g
  • Trans Fat: 3.72g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 24.08g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.51g
  • Carbohydrates: 242.02g
  • Sugar: 237.39g
  • Protein: 1.91g
  • Cholesterol: 246.81mg
  • Sodium: 30.93mg
  • Calcium: 64.44mg
  • Potassium: 84.05mg
  • Iron: 0.19mg
  • Vitamin A: 789.44µg
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