COLA: Cola glaze

Cola glaze
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
You can easily make a syrup of cola by boiling off the water. It loses some of the vanilla flavor, so I stir vanilla back in at the end to rebalance the flavor.
Course: Basic technique, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
  • 1 can 12 oz cola
  • 1/2 t vanilla aroma
  1. Heat cola over medium-high heat in a small saucepan to a rolling boil.
  2. Let the cola boil undisturbed until it reduces by half.
  3. After that, stay close and stir regularly with a wooden spoon until cola is thick enough to coat spoon and about 1/4 c liquid remains.
  4. Stir in vanilla aroma.
  5. Pour into small glass jar and store at room temperature.
Recipe Notes

Careful not to over-reduce the cola or it will scorch!

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