ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

DIY Vanilla Sugar (Simple Recipe)

Updated on May 29, 2015
5 stars from 1 rating of Vanilla Sugar DIY

The Finished Product

Vanilla Sugar

Hi friends!

Welcome back to our blog. It has been a couple of days since our first entry because we have been quite busy with our work schedule and errands. We will try to write and share with you at least 2-3 blog entries a week about recipes and beauty product reviews.

So for this entry, I'd like to show you how to make your own vanilla sugar. It is regular granulated sugar that is infused with real vanilla bean. It is awesome for baking purposes when you want to add something other than regular sugar, that way you don't have to use vanilla extract. Plus, if you are a coffee or tea drinker and love vanilla flavor, then there is no better way to add authentic vanilla sugar to your favorite drink. So here it is, it is very simple to make and ready to use in a about a week after the infusion is completed.

You can find vanilla pods in supermarkets in a glass jar. I got mine from WalMart for about $4 for one pod. They also carry Madagascar vanilla bean pods, McCormick Gourmet brand for about $10 for 3 pods. Since I only wanted to make 2 cups of vanilla sugar I only bought one. Next time I think I will buy the Madagascan vanilla pods. You can also f ind them on Amazon for a much cheaper price.

I'd recommend buying multiple glass jars to make a big batch of vanilla sugar. It will go along way for baking and you can even give it out as a present for your friends and family. It is sure to impress your loved ones.

Prep Time

Prep time: 10 min
Ready in: 10 min
Yields: 2 Cups

Ingredients

  • 2 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 1 Vanilla Pod
  • 1 Air Tight Jar or Container
  1. Take out 2 cups of sugar and set aside.
  2. Use a sharp pairing knife and slit down along the vanilla bean pod. Be careful not to cut it all the way through. Just to open up the vanilla pod.
  3. Use the back of the knife tip to scrape out the seeds and set aside.
  4. Use a bowl and add sugar and vanilla seeds together.
  5. Use a whisk to break up the seeds and to mix in the sugar.
  6. Repeat the process until you should see little specks within the sugar.
  7. Pour the mixture in an air tight jar or container and add the empty vanilla pod to the jar also.
  8. Store the jar or container in a cool, dry place for about a week. You could let it infuse for 2 weeks before use. The longer it sits, the better it tastes.

Step-by-step

Thank you

That is it for this blog entry, friends! We hope you had a good time reading this post and we will see you next time!

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)