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Old 04-20-2007, 02:42 AM   #1
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I discovered a delicious cake glaze.

I am new to baking, so everybody in this forum likely has more experience than I do with making cakes, but I will give my discovery anyway.

Lemon juice
Chinese 5 spice mix.

Put all ingredients in a pot, and warm until some of the liquid evaporates. Pour over a freshly baked cake. Then put the cake back in the after heat, of the oven.



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Old 04-20-2007, 05:35 AM   #2
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This is very interesting. What flavor cake do you put it on?

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Old 04-20-2007, 06:58 AM   #3
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Isn't it just incredible when you discover something new, at the very least, new to you? I have many recipes that fit that theme.

Let me give you one piece of advice. When you do discover smething you really like, write it down immediately, before you have a chance to forget the recipe.

For instance, I was trying to re-create the KFC chicken flavor, and got it right!. But do you think I had sense enough to write dow the herbs and spices I used? Nope. If I want to get that flavor again, I need to reinvent the wheel yet again.

Anyway, congrats on your new recipe; and I hope you have many more. To me, it's what makes cooking fun.

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Old 04-20-2007, 03:59 PM   #4
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I like this idea,too. Mel!, how much of the spice mix - does it come in a packet or something?
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