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slice of yellow cake with chocolate glaze on blue plate with fork.

Grandma's Chocolate Glaze for Yellow Cake

Remembering a loved one lost with this chocolate glaze perfect for just about any cake.
4.5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Desserts
Cuisine American



  • 2 ounces unsweetened chocolate
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla


  • Melt chocolate and butter together over low heat. Once melted whisk in powdered sugar, mix well. Stir in water 1 tablespoon at a time. Whisk in vanilla
  • Drizzle over cake.
  • Allow to set until chocolate hardens.
  • Slice and serve with plenty of milk and hugs.


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Keywords: cake, cake mix, chocolate frosting, dessert, dolores skadsen, grandma, sweet, treet