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Vanilla sugar

Step by step recipe:


  1. 5 min.Vanilla sugar : Photo of step #1Cut 8 vanillas pod into 4 or 5 sections, remove ends and discard.
  2. 1 min.Vanilla sugar : Photo of step #2Put in a food-processor with ¼ of 800 g caster sugar.
  3. 3 min.Vanilla sugar : Photo of step #3Blend 2 or 3 minutes.
  4. 2 min.Vanilla sugar : Photo of step #4Sieve the result through a fine strainer into a bowl.
  5. 15 min.Vanilla sugar : Photo of step #5Put remaining vanilla pods into food processor, add another ¼ of sugar and repeat the operation.

    Continue until you have used all the sugar.
  6. Vanilla sugar : Photo of step #6At the end, you will have a little sugar left with the vanilla pods that's impossible to sieve. Do not throw it away: use in a recipe like crème brûlée where you can dissolve it in hot milk which will be then filtered.
  7. Vanilla sugar : Photo of step #7Put your vanilla sugar in an airtight jar and keep, if possible, 3 weeks before using, so that the vanilla aromas mix well with the sugar.

    During these three weeks, stir it with a fork once a week, so that it does not form lumps.

Remarks:

You can make multiples of the proportions indicated, but it is important to respect 100 g sugar per vanilla pod.

Recipes which use it: 55

Of which:
Chocolate muffins
Chocolate muffins
Pear compote
Pear compote
Plain cake
Plain cake
Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style
Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style
Stewed apple (compote)
Stewed apple (compote)

Source:

Jamie Oliver (I think...). This recipe is warmly dedicated to Randy Bell from Toronto.

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