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Balsamic Glaze

Best Balsamic Glaze

Balsamic Glaze is easy to prepare with just two ingredients at most, balsamic vinegar and dark brown sugar, simmered into a thick and sweet reduction! 
Course Sauces
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Balsamic Glaze
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 216kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 2 cups balsamic vinegar good quality
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar


  • Place a small saucepan over medium heat.
  • Add balsamic vinegar and sugar, stir to combine, and dissolve the sugar.
    adding brown sugar to balsamic vinegar
  • Bring to a light boil, after which, reduce heat to medium-low. Let the mixture simmer, stirring occasionally, until it thickens and is reduced to about 1/2 cup, this will take about 10-15 minutes.
    stirring homemade balsamic glaze
  • The sauce is ready when it's thick enough to coat the back of a spoon. Once chilled it will thicken more.
    balsamic glaze in a sauce cup
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool completely before serving over salads, fruits, cheese, or meat.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.



Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 48g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 179mg | Sugar: 45g | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1.1mg