French Sugar Glue

Pat Duran


This is called French sugar water, which is used in some French bakeries to stick layer cakes together instead of using sweeter frosting.
This is simply using equal amounts or you decide on the consistency you like of this recipe.


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5 Min
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  • equal
    maraschino cherry juice
  • amounts
    granulated sugar
  • of each

How to Make French Sugar Glue


  1. It's like a simple syrup.
    Heat all ingredients together in a small saucepan to boiling and stir until sugar has dissolved. Cool and use as you like.
    Between cake layers, over ice cream, or other desserts and drinks.

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About French Sugar Glue

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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