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Vanilla Bean Sugar

Vanilla Bean Sugar

Vanilla Bean Sugar

Vanilla bean sugar.

This flavored sugar adds extra depth and holiday cheer to any sweet treat thanks to the inclusion of fresh vanilla bean. I recommend using Madagascar vanilla beans; however, international grocery stores usually sell common vanilla beans in bulk at very affordable prices.

Yields | 4 cups |

  • 2 vanilla beans, split and scraped, pods reserved
  • 4 cups granulated sugar

| Preparation | In a small mixing bowl, add sugar and scraped vanilla bean. Mix together with a wooden spoon until well combined. Pour mixture into a large Mason jar or container and add split vanilla bean pods for additional flavor. Seal tightly and label; allow sugar to infuse for at least 3 days or up to 1 week before using.

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Julia Calleo is a freelance photographer for editorial magazines including Feast. She is also a food and prop stylist at a commercial production studio and blogger in St. Louis.

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