Vanilla Sugar Recipe
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Vanilla sugar isn’t just for sprinkling. I stir it into angel food cake batter, cookie dough, rice pudding and fruit sauces, too. —Jackie Termont, Ruther Glen, Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + standing
MAKES:96 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. + standing
MAKES: 96 servings


  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 vanilla bean

Nutritional Facts

1 teaspoon: 16 calories, 0g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 0mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0g fiber), 0g protein


  1. Place sugar in an airtight container. Split vanilla bean lengthwise. Using the tip of a sharp knife, scrape seeds from the center into sugar; add bean. Seal container and shake until blended. Let stand, covered, at least 1 week. Use as regular granulated sugar, discarding bean as it loses it's flavor. Yield: 2 cups.
Originally published as Vanilla Sugar in Healthy Cooking December/January 2013, p45

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