Brown Sugar Coffee Glaze

Here’s a way to wake up any dessert, guaranteed! This thick and gooey glaze is decadently sweet and delivers a rich punch of java flavour. It’s incredible on coffee cakes and spiced loaves, or for dipping cake cubes or fresh fruit. Plus, it’s a quick way to turn a store-bought dessert into a café-quality confection.

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
5 minutes
Brown Sugar Coffee Glaze
¾ cup (188 ml)
  • ½ cup (108 g) Redpath® Dark Brown Sugar, packed
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) heavy cream
  • 3 tbsp (43 g) butter
  • 2 tsp (2 g) instant espresso
  • ¼ tsp (2 g) salt
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) pure vanilla extract or coffee liqueur

Step 1

In a medium, heavy-bottomed pot, combine the Redpath® Dark Brown Sugar, heavy cream, butter, instant espresso, and salt.

Step 2

Place pot over medium heat and bring to a boil, stirring constantly until sugar and butter melts. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally; 5 minutes.

Step 3

Remove from heat and stir in the vanilla extract. Cool completely.