Vanilla Sugar

Vanilla Sugar

Vanilla Sugar

Vanilla pods are amazing things but come at a price. So check out this simple recipe that will open up a whole load of culinary delights!

Once you have scraped and used the seeds from your pods, don’t throw them away. Dry them out in a low oven or in a airing cupboard until brittle and use in the following recipe.

Vanilla Sugar

  • 2 used and dried vanilla pods
  • 400g Castor Sugar

Method

  1. Place both the ingredients in a food processor and blend on full speed for a couple of minutes.
  2. Store in a sterilised jam jar for upto a year.

Use in replace of castor sugar in recipe’s but great with the following:

  • Baked seasonal fruits
  • coffee
  • icecreams and custards
  • cakes and sponges
  • pancakes

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