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Preserving char filled with granulated sugar and vanilla bean.

How to make Vanilla Sugar?

Nora
Vanilla sugar is used to make certain baked goods and desserts. Vanilla sugar is easy to make at home using only two ingredients: vanilla beans and regular sugar. Three super simple recipes will help you to make vanilla sugar yourself in the future and no longer have to buy.
5 from 43 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Infuse 5 d
Total Time 5 d 5 mins
Course Condiment
Cuisine Global
Servings 1 Jar
Calories 974 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

  • 250 g Granulated sugar white sugar,brown sugar, or raw cane sugar
  • 1 Vanilla Vanilla pod scraped or whole or ground vanilla.

Instructions
 

Option 1 - Intense Vanilla Sugar

  • Take a whole vanilla bean and cut it open lengthwise.
    1 Vanilla
  • Scrap the vanilla pulp and put the scraped vanilla bean and the pulp together with the granulated sugar into a jar.
    250 g Granulated sugar
  • Close the preserving jar and let the vanilla sugar steep for 5-7 days before using it and removing the vanilla bean.

Option 2 - Vanilla Sugar to use up leftover pods

  • Cut the already scraped vanilla pods into small pieces and put them in a Mason jar with granulated sugar.
    250 g Granulated sugar, 1 Vanilla
  • Leave to infuse for 5-7 days in the same way as for the "intensive preparation."

Option 3 - Vanilla sugar with Ground Vanilla

  • Mix the ground vanilla powder with granulated sugar in a well-sealed container.
    250 g Granulated sugar, 1 Vanilla
  • Shake well, so the vanilla powder is evenly distributed with the sugar, and you're ready.

Please note that all my recipes are developed and tested in metric grams. I recommend using digital scales for more accurate results. I provided a conversion to US customary in the recipe, but please note that I haven't tested it using this method.

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Nutrition values are estimates only, using online calculators. Please verify using your own data.
Serving: 1Jar | Calories: 974kcal | Carbohydrates: 250g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 3mg | Potassium: 5mg | Sugar: 250g | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 0.1mg