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If you’re looking for a simple vegan vanilla icing recipe that’s going to work every time, then you’ve come to the right place!
I’ve been using the ratio below for more years than I feel comfortable to share (don’t make me age myself, lol). Let’s just say, ever since I became a mom and started making food at home, I’ve been making this easy icing for muffins, cookies, and more!
Ingredients for Vanilla Icing (Glaze Icing)
Powdered Sugar: You need powdered sugar to make this icing, there is no substitute. If you don’t have powdered sugar, you can make your own by blending together 1 cup white granulated sugar with 1 tablespoon cornstarch in a high speed blender for about 1 minute, or until it looks and feels like powdered sugar.
Almond Milk: I prefer using vanilla almond milk for this recipe as almond milk has a white color to it (sometimes soy milk will have a pink tinge to it), and the extra vanilla helps bring out a sweeter flavor. Feel free to use your favorite non-dairy milk in it’s place.
Vanilla Extract: Vanilla extract can be omitted if you don’t have any, but it tastes of a more true vanilla flavor with the extract, rather than only the flavored non-dairy milk.
How to Make Vegan Icing
*Note that these instructions can be printed below
Step one: Stir together all ingredients.
Yep, that’s it, one step.
You can make it more than one step by customizing it to your desired consistency by adding more non-dairy milk to thin it and more powdered sugar to thicken it. But, that’s the gist of it.
What to Drizzle this Vanilla Glaze Icing on
This simple vanilla icing is perfect to drizzle on top of muffins, fruit or French toast casseroles, cookies, cinnamon buns, and more!
Leave a comment with what your favorite dessert to drizzle icing on is!
How to Store Vegan Icing
Fridge: Store in an airtight container in the fridge up to 1 week. I like to store in an 8 ounce mason jar.
More Recipes You’ll Love with This Icing
- Vegan Gingerbread Muffins (Easy, Healthy, & No Oil)
- Easy Apple Pie Burritos
- The Best Vegan Sugar Cookies (Perfect for Christmas)
- Apple French Toast Casserole (vegan)
- Vegan Apple Muffins
Simple Vanilla IcingShawna Clapper
- 1 cup Powdered Sugar
- 2 tablespoons Vanilla Almond Milk
- 1 teaspoon Vanilla
- Stir together all of the ingredients with a spoon.
- If it’s too thick, add more milk 1 teaspoon at a time.
- If it’s too thin, add more powdered sugar.
- Continue adjusting until it’s just right for you!