Bourbon cider glaze
2 cups apple cider
1/2 cup maple syrup
1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons molasses (optional)
1/3 cup+ 3 tablespoons good quality Kentucky Bourbon
Combine apple cider, maple syrup, molasses and apple cider vinegar in a nonreactive sauce pot. Heat and gently reduce to 2/3rd of a cup.
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