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, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 4g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 0 fiber), 0 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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