balsamic reduction (balsamic glaze) in a mason jar with a spoon above letting some drip back into the jar

Balsamic Glaze

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: about 1/2 cup 1x
  • Category: Condiments
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American, Italian


Balsamic Reduction | Learn how to make your own balsamic glaze with this easy recipe that uses only a hint of brown sugar and balsamic vinegar. It’s super easy and can be used on anything from chicken and Brussel sprouts to sweet strawberries and ice cream. #balsamic #condiments



  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar


  1. In a small saucepan or frying pan, heat vinegar and sugar over medium heat.
  2. Bring to a simmer and continue cooking until liquid has thickened enough to coat a spoon, or it has desired thickness.
  3. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to a week.


  • Calories: 0
  • Sugar: 0 g
  • Sodium: 0 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 0 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: dairy free, vegan, gluten free, easy, homemade, sauce