Ever wondered How To Make Balsamic Glaze? In this you will see a single pungent ingredient turn into sweet nectar of the gods. 

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Balsamic glaze is my most favorite glaze of all the glazes.

Sure you can buy a bottle of it in the store and save yourself the process. I’ve done it. No judgement here. However maybe you only need a tablespoon and don’t want to spend the money on an entire bottle? Well I’m here to tell you, it’s EASY! All you need is a good quality balsamic vinegar and time. And maybe good ventilation because it does get a bit, shall we say, aromatic in the process.

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Once you’ve made and tasted it, you’ll want to drizzle it on allthethings.

What is Balsamic Glaze?

Balsamic glaze is balsamic vinegar that has simmered until thick and syrupy.

balsamic glaze ingredient

To Make Balsamic Glaze You Will Need:

  • balsamic vinegar
  • a sauce pan
  • time

measure vinegar

I was making a caprese salad and only needed a tablespoon. Obviously if you need more, simply double or triple the recipe. Note that times will vary.

Okay, first things first, measure out your balsamic vinegar. For 1 tablespoon glaze, you will need 1/4 cup of vinegar.

pour into saucepan

Pour that into a saucepan.

simmer

Bring to a simmer and stir occasionally. Don’t forget to turn on that overhead ventilator!

reduced balsamic will be thick

Once the glaze has thickened and coats the back of your spatula or spoon, remove off the heat. It will continue to thicken slightly once it cools.

Watch closely so it does not burn!

And there you have it.

See? So simple and inexpensive.

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How To Make Balsamic Glaze
Yield: 1 tablespoon (depending)

How To Make Balsamic Glaze

Ever wondered How To Make Balsamic Glaze? In this you will see a single pungent ingredient turn into sweet nectar of the gods.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar

Instructions

  1. Pour balsamic vinear into a sauce pan.
  2. Heat over medium, stir frequently until the vinear reduces, is thick and coats the back of your spoon or spatula. Watch closely to avoid burning.
  3. 1/4 cup balsamic should yield about 1 tablespoon of balsamic glaze.

Nutrition Information:

Yield:

6

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 2Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 1mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

All information presented on this site is intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information shared on SimplyScratch.com should only be used as a general guideline.