Glorious Glazes

Some might say it's the glaze that makes the donut. From classic dark chocolate to unusual flavors like matcha green tea and amaretto cherry, these 13 glazes will dress up your treats.

Marshmallow Glaze
Mini marshmallows are melted into this simple vanilla glaze for an inspired twist on a classic.Todd Coleman
Irish Cream Glaze
A riff on plain chocolate, this milk chocolatey glaze is livened up with a hint of liqueur.Todd Coleman
Amaretto Cherry Glaze
Distinctively flavored and vibrantly pink thanks to maraschino cherry juice, this icing gives plain yeasted donuts a bright pop of color.Todd Coleman
Hazelnut Glaze
Nutella is enhanced with a little hazelnut liqueur in this shiny, rich icing.Todd Coleman
Cream Cheese Glaze
The tang of cream cheese is an ideal foil for all sorts of donuts.Todd Coleman
Orange Glaze
Fresh juice, zest, and a tablespoon of orange liqueur add citrusy zing to this glaze.Todd Coleman
Dark Chocolate Ganache Glaze
Thick ganache made with dark chocolate and cream makes for a donut topping that's both classic and classy.Todd Coleman
Mocha Glaze
Coffee and donuts are a natural pair—this rich chocolate icing incorporates instant espresso powder.Todd Coleman
White Chocolate-Cardamom Glaze
A hint of warm cardamom and vanilla add depth to sweet white chocolate.Todd Coleman
Dulce de Leche Glaze
Donuts dipped in this caramel made with sweetened condensed milk and a little cinnamon are an especially decadent treat.Todd Coleman
Limoncello Glaze
Lemon juice and lemon liqueur combine for an icing that's the perfect sweet-tart combination.Todd Coleman
Maple Glaze
Maple syrup adds its beautiful amber color and warm flavor to a basic, creamy icing.Todd Coleman
Matcha Green Tea Glaze
An intense glaze both in flavor and color, matcha green tea enlivens plain cake or yeasted donuts.Todd Coleman