The glaze water and a compound made of polished sugar dissolved in hot water. The glaze water and one of the most widely used preparations in pastry cake decorating, is mainly used for coating biscuits, small cakes (like cupcakes) and cakes. The glaze can be used in natural water (white) or colored, adding food coloring. Coating with water icing cookies and simple cupcake! Ingredients 2 tablespoons water Food coloring about to taste (optional) Icing sugar, 100 gr Preparation To prepare the glaze water, start by placing the well-sifted icing sugar in a bowl. Bring water to a boil in a saucepan and add the sugar a tablespoon at a time (1), stirring to dissolve the sugar with hot water (2). Keep stirring until the sugar is completely dissolved and remove any lumps. If the frosting becomes too liquid, add more powdered sugar, a tablespoon at a time, on the contrary, if it is too compact add a few drops of water. The glaze must have a sticky consistency (3) to be used for the coating of biscuits (4) or cakes. If you wish you can add a bit of food coloring to the icing to get a colored glaze (5), stir vigorously to obtain a uniform color. Should you decorate the cookies, place a teaspoon of water in the center of the cookie icing (6) and roll it out to the edges with the aid of the back of the spoon (do the same to cover small cakes, like the cupcake). To cover a wider area of icing (cake), help you with a spatula for cakes!