How to make a delectable toffee glaze for bundt cakes or pumpkin pastries!
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When it comes to baking bundt cakes or other pastries that require some sort of iced topping, classic creamy frostings and vanilla glazes are always tasty and delightful! But what about those flavorful autumn spiced cakes that would pair better with a different kind of sweetness? Something that really brings in the autumn flavor. Those cakes need a topping with just a tad more pizzazz, something more like this irresistible Toffee Glaze bundt cake topping!
Just the sound of this tasty toffee topping is enough to get your mouth watering and your sweet tooth cravings kicking and for good reason! This toffee glaze is divine when drizzled over pumpkin-y treats like my Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt Cake or my delightfully easy Pumpkin Bread! Toffee is also well-known to pair perfectly with other spiced cakes and baked treats made with bananas or ginger. This bundt cake glaze is super easy to whip together and only requires a small handful of tools and ingredients. Ready to conjure up some of those tasty toffee autumn flavors? Then let’s get to work!
To make an easy homemade toffee glaze, all you need is butter, heavy cream, brown sugar, a saucepan, and a whisk. Just combine all of the ingredients in the saucepan and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Then, drop the heat to low and let the mixture simmer for 15-20 minutes while whisking. Once the sugar has melted and the right thickness has been reached, remove the pan from the heat and let the glaze cool before drizzling.
For this simple toffee cake glaze recipe, you are only going to need 3 kitchen tools. Sounds refreshingly simple, right? More than likely, you probably already have all 3 of the kitchen tools you need to whip this cake topping together:
Simple Toffee Glaze Ingredients
Ready for another delightful shocker? You will only need to gather 3 simple and sweet ingredients for this easy toffee cake glaze:
How to Make a Sweet and Simple Toffee Glaze
Now let’s get to the sticky business at hand. This easy toffee glaze process is incredibly simple to follow and, if done properly, turns out incredibly dreamy! So, roll up your chef sleeves and grab your cooking utensils, because here is how to make your own toffee cake glaze:
- First, measure out all of the ingredients and preheat a saucepan with a pouring lip over medium-high heat.
- Next, combine all of the ingredients in the saucepan and heat while whisking regularly with the blending whisk.
- Bring the toffee mixture to a boil.
- Then, reduce the heat to low and let the mixture simmer for 15-20 minutes while whisking.
- Continue to whisk the mixture while cooking to reach the correct thickness- it will need to be pretty thick.
- Finally, pour the toffee glaze into a jar or a measuring glass with a pouring lip and use a spatula to help scrape it all out of the pan. Let the glaze (and the cake) cool completely before pouring the glaze on top of the bundt cake.
Storing Homemade Toffee Glaze
To store homemade toffee glaze: pour any leftover glaze into an airtight container then transfer it to the refrigerator. The glaze will stay good in the fridge for up to 1 week. Before using the glaze again, remove it from the refrigerator and bring it to room temperature. To get a pourable consistency again, the glaze may need to be reheated. Once set on a bundt cake or pastry, the glaze will stay good for the life of the pastry that it is used on. Always mark the date on the outside of the container to keep up with freshness.
More glaze for bundt cakes
Toffee Glazing Ideas
This toffee glaze is perfect for just about any autumn dessert recipe that you can think of! Need some tempting suggestions? I’ve got plenty! Here are some of my favorite recipes that can be topped with this easy and delectable toffee cake glaze:
- Pumpkin Pancakes
- Coconut Banana Pancakes
- Pumpkin Pie Mug Cake
- Pumpkin Bread
- Caramel Banana Muffins
- Pumpkin Bundt Cake
- Chocolate Pumpkin Bundt Cake with Toffee Glaze
- French Toast
Other bundt cake glazes and frostings:
- Chocolate Glaze for Bundt Cakes
- Homemade Whipped Cream
- Meringue Frosting
- Homemade Strawberry Buttercream Frosting
- Chocolate Ganache
- Easy Bundt Cake Glaze
- Easy Bundt Cake Frosting