Simple 2-Ingredient Vanilla Sugar Recipe: A Secret to Great Baking by Ann Marie Patitucci

3 months ago
Simple 2-Ingredient Vanilla Sugar Recipe: A Secret to Great Baking

Many American and European dessert recipes, such as Queen Elizabeth’s favorite chocolate perfection pie, use vanilla sugar instead of vanilla extract. The ingredient adds sweetness and a hint of vanilla flavor.

With just two ingredients, you can make your own vanilla sugar at home. Make a batch of this vanilla sugar recipe and have it ready to go for your next baking session. Vanilla sugar also makes a great food gift.

Cuisine: European / American
Prep Time: 5 minutes plus 1 week to sit
Cook Time: 0  minutes
Total Time: 1 week
Servings: Makes 2 cups


Here's how to make it: 

  1. Pour the sugar into an airtight container.
  2. Slice the vanilla bean in half the long way, open up the bean and spoon out the dark gooey specks. Stir the specks into the sugar and bury the bean pod in the sugar.
  3. Cover the jar and let stand for at least 1 week.

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Elisa Schmitz, 30Seconds
What a fantastic idea! We love vanilla, so I am excited to try this!
Fun suggestion to change things up.
Such a simple and sweet idea for baking or to put in tea! 😍

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