Balsamic Syrup

Author: Canadian Living

Here's how to use inexpensive balsamic vinegar to create some of the depth and roundness that you'd find in an aged balsamic. Drizzle the syrup over strawberries or Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, or brush it on chicken as it comes off the grill.

  • Portion size 50 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: August 2006


  • 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar


In small saucepan, bring vinegar and sugar to boil over medium-high heat; reduce heat and simmer until reduced to 1/4 cup (50 mL), about 8 minutes. Let cool. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 1 month.)

Nutritional facts <b>Per 1 tsp (5 mL):</b> about

  • Sodium 1 mg
  • Protein 0 g
  • Calories 19.0
  • Total fat 0 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 0 g
  • Total carbohydrate 5 g
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Balsamic Syrup