Vanilla Sugar

April 1998

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A simple way to make plain sugar more special.

Vanilla Sugar

Makes: 1 cup

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  1. Split vanilla bean lengthwise, using the tip of a sharp knife. Cut into 2-inch pieces and grind in a blender with the sugar. Pass sugar through a fine sieve.

Tips & Notes

  • Make Ahead Tip: The sugar will keep indefinitely in a tightly covered container at room temperature.


Per teaspoon: 16 calories; 0 g fat (0 g sat, 0 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 4 g carbohydrates; 0 g protein; 0 g fiber; 0 mg sodium; 0 mg potassium.

Exchanges: 1/2 other carbohydrate

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