Homemade vanilla extract

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
120
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-5+
40 g sugar
vanilla beans
100 ml water
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • frying pan
  • rubber spatula
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • glass jar with lid

Nutrition per serving

Cal
38
Protein
0 g
Fat
0 g
Carb
9 g
  • Step 1/3

    • 40 g sugar
    • vanilla beans
    • 100 ml water
    • frying pan
    • rubber spatula
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Caramelize sugar in a frying pan over medium-low heat. Split vanilla beans and scrape seeds. Stir sugar and add water to pan, and stirring to dissolve.

  • Step 2/3

    • glass jar with lid

    Add vanilla bean seeds and split and scraped vanilla beans. Mix, bring to a boil, and let cook for approx. 10 min. Remove vanilla beans, scrape the edges of the pan, and transfer to a jar. Close jar securely and allow to cool for approx. 2 hrs. Stir before using and enjoy in smoothies, fruit salad, and baked goods!

  • Uses:

    Homemade vanilla extract can be used to sweeten a variety of smoothies, juices, or fruit salads. It refines pastry and desserts and adds a delicious note to hot beverages.