Mirror Glaze Recipe. Heat the sugar, water and golden syrup in a small saucepan. Allow to boil for a minute or two, then remove from the heat and whisk in the cocoa powder. Whisk in the cream, then return to a medium heat for a minute, stirring constantly. Remove from the heat. Add softened gelatin and stir until dissolved.
Mesmerizing Cakes With a Mirrored Glaze Resemble Pieces of Polished Marble
Olga Noskova creates cakes with a special glaze that makes confectionery surfaces appear flawlessly smooth and glossy. She's calling this cake decorating technique—"Mirror Glaze." We can't wait to give this a try!
My first real bakery job (minus scooping cookies and scones for the masses at the UC Davis Coffee House), was as a cake decorator at Sacramento’s beloved Freeport Bakery. A month or so after applying to be a counter clerk, I found myself in the kitchen on the night shift (the lowest tier of cake decorators), elbow deep in whipped cream, sliced strawberry, and chocolate ganache. One of the key responsibilities for the night decorators was filling and frosting the two different…