Shiny Chocolate Icing

Shiny Chocolate Icing


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About this recipe: With just 3 simple ingredients, this is an easy chocolate icing or glaze that can be scaled up or down depending on the quantity of buns or eclairs that you've made. It's usually enough to cover 24 fairy cakes by just dipping them in the warm chocolate icing.


Makes: 350 g icing

  • 225g dark or milk chocolate, chopped
  • 120g unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon golden syrup

Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

  1. Place the chocolate and butter in the top of a double boiler. Add golden syrup and set over a pan of simmering water. Stir occasionally until melted and smooth. Use immediately to dip buns into, then decorate with sprinkles and leave to set.

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Really easy to make and tastes fantastic! - 21 Sep 2013

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