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Vanilla sugar

Vanilla sugar

S. Wongkaew

Vanilla sugar not only makes a wonderful food gift but is also just great to have in the pantry. I use it to sweeten my tea and occasionally to flavor cakes and cookies.

I tend to make vanilla sugar using raw sugar however it also works well with white or berry sugar.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 10 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 vanilla pod
  • 2 cups brown or white granulated sugar
  • Special equipment: sealable jar or bottle (2 cup capacity)

Preparation:

  1. Use a small, sharp knife to slice vanilla pod in half lengthways. Scrape out the seeds and place into jar. Add half the sugar and use a fork to mix well.
  2. Place the vanilla pod in the jar and add the remaining sugar. Seal tightly and let the vanilla sugar sit for 2 weeks.
  3. After this time use the vanilla sugar as you would regular sugar.

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