Vanilla Sugar

Vanilla Sugar

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Heide F 2

"A lot of European cookie recipes use vanilla sugar in place of vanilla extract. My mother would make a large canister in August in preparation for her cookie baking season (between Thanksgiving and the beginning of the Christmas holidays)."

Ingredients

7 d 5 m servings 17 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 17 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Carbs:
  • 4.3g
  • 1%
  • Protein:
  • 0 g
  • 0%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Pour the sugar into an airtight container. If the vanilla bean is whole, slice it halfway through the long way, open up the bean, and use a spoon or kitchen knife to scrape out the black gooey specks. Stir the specks into the sugar, and bury the bean pod in the sugar. Cover the jar and let stand for at least 1 week.
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Very good! Easy to make

Very yummy, good use of the beans that I scraped for other recipes.

Incredibly good - and people are really impressed when vanilla sugar is offer for their coffee!

I make my own vanilla extract and this is a great way to use the vanilla beans a second time. Once I take the vanilla beans out of the vodka I allow the beans to air dry overnight and then throw...

Really Kelly C? How rude! I thought it was pretty good since it taught me something I didn't know. As the saying goes, "If you can't say something nice.....".

A good alternative to some vanilla beans I had in my cubbard. I use it in recipes that call for vanilla extract and sugar. I use it in my coffee because it's a nice lean alternative to loaded wi...

I have no idea what I'm going to do with this sugar, but I had a vanilla bean I'd mostly scraped out for some vanilla ice cream, so I thought I'd give this a try. After a week, it really does t...