Balsamic Syrup

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  • Yield: 8 servings
  • Prep: 5 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins

Reducing everyday balsamic vinegar with a little sugar and some spices transforms it into a rich, luxurious syrup with all the flavor of expensive aged balsamic vinegar. Serve on everything from salad greens and pasta to ice cream and berries.

Ingredients

1 1/2cups balsamic vinegar
1/2cup firmly packed brown sugar
2 star anise
2sticks cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Combine all ingredients in saucepan. Simmer until reduced by one-third. Let cool. Makes about 1 cup.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 35
  • Fat 0g
  • Saturated Fat 0g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
  • Monounsaturated Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 5mg
  • Potassium 35mg
  • Carbohydrate 8g
  • Fiber 0g
  • Sugars 7g
  • Protein 0g
  • Trans Fat 0g
  • Vitamin A 0%
  • Vitamin C 0%
  • Calcium 2%
  • Iron 2%
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