Snapguide
STEPS
INGREDIENTS
Collect your ingredients and tools.

Collect your ingredients and tools.

Chop your vanilla bean into 1 inch pieces.

Chop your vanilla bean into 1 inch pieces.

Measure the sugar.

Measure the sugar.

Pulse sugar and vanilla bean pod in a food processor until there are no big chunks of vanilla bean left.

Pulse sugar and vanilla bean pod in a food processor until there are no big chunks of vanilla bean left.

Sift the mixture over a mason jar to remove any big chunks of bean.

Sift the mixture over a mason jar to remove any big chunks of bean.

Discard chunks of vanilla bean pod left in sifter.

Discard chunks of vanilla bean pod left in sifter.

You will be left with delicious, fragrant vanilla sugar. Traditional vanilla sugar takes weeks but this version is just as good!

You will be left with delicious, fragrant vanilla sugar. Traditional vanilla sugar takes weeks but this version is just as good!

We used ours over plums...

...to make this delicious plum and almond cake! Store your leftover vanilla sugar in a jar for many desserts to come.

...to make this delicious plum and almond cake! Store your leftover vanilla sugar in a jar for many desserts to come.

  • 2.0c Baker's sugar
  • 1.0 Vanilla pod
  • Tea strainer
  • Food processor