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This Blackberry Balsamic Glaze is rich, smooth and creamy, lightly sweetened with maple syrup and loaded with plump juicy blackberries. Delicious on just about anything.

Blackberry Balsamic Glaze

  • Author: TheWholeServing
  • Prep Time: 2 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 22 mins
  • Yield: 3/4 cup 1x


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  • 1 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup (optional)
  • fresh mint or basil leaves or herb of your choice (optional)
  • 1 cup fresh blackberries


  1. Place vinegar, maple syrup and herbs, if using, and blackberries in a small saucepan, gently crush some of the berries with your fingers or back of a spoon, bring to a boil, once boiling reduce heat to low.
  2. Allow glaze to gently simmer, stirring occasionally.
  3. When glaze has reduced by ⅓ to ½ and costs the back of a spoon, remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  4. Pour glaze through a fine mesh strainer to separate glaze from the berries and herbs.
  5. Place the separated berry mixture in a separate container and use as a jam.
  6. Both will thicken as they cool. Store both on an airtight container in your fridge.


  • Serving Size: 1 tablespoon
  • Calories: 24
  • Sugar: 3.8
  • Sodium: 5
  • Fat: 0.1
  • Carbohydrates: 4.8
  • Fiber: 0.6
  • Protein: 0.3
  • Cholesterol: 0