Blackberry Chipotle Glaze

The Glaze seemed like a very easy recipe but a bit short on the acidity.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 10 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 20


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon chopped chipotle chilies in adobo, seeds removed
  • 3 packages (6 ounces each) Driscoll's Blackberries (I used 5 cups frozen - thawed and drained)
  • 3/4 cups balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat and cook onions 4 minutes or until soft. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.
  • Stir in chipotle chilies and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add blackberries, vinegar, sugar and salt, stir until blended. Bring to a boil, stirring frequently.
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer 35 minutes or until reduced to 1 1/2 cups. Remove from heat.
  • Pour into blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Strain mixture to remove seeds.¬†Return to heat and reduce for another 10 minutes.
  • Ladle into 2 half pint sterilized jars leaving 1/4 headspace. Wipe rims with a wet papertowel and add hot lids/rings. Process in water bath for 15 minutes at a full boil.¬†
Keyword Blackberry, Blackberry Chipotle Glaze