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Balsamic & Brown Sugar Strawberry Canapés
Balsamic vinegar, tempered with brown sugar and reduced to a glaze makes a sweet, tangy topping. Top over fresh strawberries and basil to make an appetizer no one will be able to resist.
Course Appetizer
Course Appetizer
  1. To make the balsamic glaze, pour the balsamic vinegar, brown sugar and salt into a small saucepan set over medium heat for 7 to 10 minutes or until it has reduced by about half.
  2. Pour into a mason jar and set aside. You will notice that the balsamic glaze has thickened even more.
  3. Heat the oven to 400 degrees.
  4. Place the pre-cut pieces of puff pastry in a baking sheet prepped with parchment paper, 12 pieces at a time.
  5. The puff pastry pieces comes with holes already, but make extra with a fork.
  6. Top each pastry with a small amount of the Bri cheese.
  7. Bake for 14 minutes, rotating the pan after 7 minutes, or until pastry is light golden brown.
  8. Remove from the oven. Let it cool completely.
  9. Slice fresh strawberries and top each piece of pastry with about 2 slices of strawberries.
  10. Garnish with fresh basil leaves.
  11. Drizzle the balsamic glaze over each puff pastry.
  12. Enjoy!
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