Bourbon Maple Glaze


This bourbon maple glaze is the perfect addition to any dish! It is sweet and sticky, with a hint of bourbon flavor. It is easy to make and can be used on a variety of different foods. Whether you are looking for a glaze for your chicken, pork, or even vegetables, this recipe is sure to please.


-1 cup (250 ml) of maple syrup

-1/4 cup (60 ml) of bourbon

-1/4 cup (60 ml) of apple cider vinegar

-1 tablespoon (15 ml) of Dijon mustard

-1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) of cayenne pepper


1. In a small saucepan, combine all of the ingredients.
2. Heat over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture comes to a boil.
3. Reduce the heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
4. Remove from the heat and let cool slightly.
5. Use as a glaze on chicken, pork, or vegetables.

Potential changes & improvements

-For a less sweet glaze, you can reduce the amount of maple syrup.
-For a more savory glaze, you can add additional spices, such as garlic powder or onion powder.
-If you want a thinner glaze, you can add additional bourbon or apple cider vinegar.

What other food it works well with

This glaze is delicious on chicken, pork, and vegetables. It would also be good on fish or tofu.

Common Mistakes

-Not stirring the mixture constantly while it is boiling. This can cause the mixture to burn.
-Not letting the mixture cool slightly before using it as a glaze. This can cause the food to be too sweet.

Nutritional Information

-1 cup (250 ml) of maple syrup: 260 calories, 0g fat, 66g carbohydrates, 0g protein
-1/4 cup (60 ml) of bourbon: 84 calories, 0g fat, 0g carbohydrates, 0g protein
-1/4 cup (60 ml) of apple cider vinegar: 4 calories, 0g fat, 1g carbohydrates, 0g protein
-1 tablespoon (15 ml) of Dijon mustard: 3 calories, 0g fat, 0g carbohydrates, 0g protein
-1/4 teaspoon (1 ml) of cayenne pepper: 1 calorie, 0g fat, 0g carbohydrates, 0g protein


This recipe contains the following allergens:

-Maple syrup
-Apple cider vinegar
-Dijon mustard
-Cayenne pepper

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