List of recipes using Vanilla sugar: 77 recipes

Vanilla sugar
List of recipes using Vanilla sugar
Alsatian apple tart
Alsatian apple tart
This tart from France's Alsace region has a sweet pastry (or sweetcrust) case, filled with raw apple slices and a light vanilla egg-custard mixture, then baked.
21K 54 min. July 15th 2018
Amiens macaroons
Amiens macaroons
These macaroons, famous since the 16th century, are small, soft almond-flavoured cakes. This recipe is much easier to make than the one for the classic Parisian macarons.
73K5 49 min. February 13th 2013
Apple and almond gratin
Apple and almond gratin
Imagine a gratin, but sweet, made with apples and toasted ground almonds. This delicious dessert combines apples and almonds with a vanilla custard-like mixture - simply yummy!
30K4.6 1 hour 5 min. February 8th 2017
Apple Batter Puddings
Apple Batter Puddings
Similar to a traditional French "clafoutis", usually made with cherries, this simple apple and almond dessert is quick to make.
32K4.8 41 min. March 30th 2016
Apple Pie
Apple Pie
This classic of family cooking is quite simple: just a puff pastry "shell" sealing in lightly sweetened slices of apple. During cooking, the fruit softens to resemble stewed apple. Serve warm, if possible, to enjoy at its best.
43K3.7 54 min. September 11th 2018
Apple Strudel
Apple Strudel
Apple strudel is a traditional pastry from central Europe. It is like a large apple turnover, usually served in slices. Here is a version with apples, walnuts, almonds and rum-soaked raisins.
39K5 1 hour 32 min. September 11th 2018
Apricot blancmange
Apricot blancmange
Blancmange is a very old dessert recipe, going back to the middle-ages. Updated for our century, it's almond milk with whipped cream and a smooth apricot puree.
280K4.4 3 hours 14 min. August 23th 2011
Apricot fool
Apricot fool
The traditional fruit fool is a rather old-fashioned dessert, consisting of whipped cream (Chantilly) with a fruit coulis gently folded into it.
161K5 17 min. August 8th 2010
Arizona cupcakes
Arizona cupcakes
Cupcakes are small sponge cakes. In their original American version, they are usually decorated with brightly coloured icing. Here's a version inspired by the famous saguaro cactus, so common in Arizona.
167K 14.6 1 hour 49 min. October 13th 2010
Black Forest gateau
Black Forest gateau
Black Forest gateau is a sophisticated dessert which comes from Germany. It is essentially a combination of four flavours: chocolate, cherries, cream and kirsch. Here is my own version.
127K4.6 2 hours 32 min. November 27th 2011
Blackberry and almond fondant tart
Blackberry and almond fondant tart
Balckberries and almonds go so well together: the slight tartness of the berries is the perfect foil for the sweeter almonds. This combination makes for a delicious tart. The sweetcrust pastry case is filled with a blackberry jelly and an almond panna cotta, presented in a bold and unusual way as a...
17K 3 hours 46 min. December 30th 2019
Bounty-style tart for Alison
Bounty-style tart for Alison
This Bounty-style tart combines, as you might expect, chocolate and coconut in a sweetcrust pastry case.
107K 14 1 hour 34 min. June 2nd 2015
Caramelized brioche with pear and kiwi
Caramelized brioche with pear and kiwi
This "classy restaurant" style dessert consists of a sort of dish made of caramelized brioche filled with a mix of pear compote and kiwi salad with vanilla, served surrounded by real custard (crème anglaise).
79K 15 45 min. April 29th 2012
Chaud-froid of grapefruit, pineapple and lime custard
Chaud-froid of grapefruit, pineapple and lime custard
Cold grapefruit quarters with slices of hot caramelized pineapple, lime custard (crème anglaise) and citrus crunch.
231K4.6 2 hours 5 min. December 20th 2010
Cherry clafoutis
Cherry clafoutis
A clafoutis batter and cherries lightly cooked in sugar and Kirsch, then de-stoned. The clafoutis is baked in the oven.
113K4.3 1 hour 17 min. June 19th 2011
Chocolate cake
Chocolate cake
A traditional-style recipe for a moist chocolate cake with plenty of chocolate flavour.
50K 44 1 hour 16 min. December 25th 2015
Chocolate muffins
Chocolate muffins
Variation on muffins recipe. In this version each one is filled with a dark chocolate ganache.
286K4.3 1 hour 15 min. February 21th 2011
Chocolate tart
Chocolate tart
As you can see, there's very little added sugar in this recipe, so it's a very chocolatey and bitter-sweet tart.
258K 15 2 hours 26 min. November 16th 2013
Clementine sorbet
Clementine sorbet
To capture the delicate flavour of clementines, we need to use not only the juice, but also a little zest to add a delicious hint of bitternes. Here's a simple method using sugar cubes.
86K4.3 2 hours 47 min. December 24th 2018
Cochelin d'Evreux
Cochelin d'Evreux
This cochelin, from the town of Evreux in Normandy, is a sort of giant apple turnover, flavoured with vanilla. It is served in slices, like a cake.
51K5 2 hours 2 min. September 10th 2018
Creamy plum and pear clafoutis
Creamy plum and pear clafoutis
Here is a clafoutis that is quick to make, with a delicate blend of plums and pears. This recipe can be varied easily to use any good fruit in season.
20K 53 min. November 3rd 2018
Crêpes Suzette
Crêpes Suzette
Crêpes Suzette are pancakes filled with orange-flavoured butter (butter and sugar mixed with Grand Marnier), caramelized in a pan and soaked in orange-flavoured syrup. This is an modified version of the recipe invented by Auguste Escoffier.
111K4.1 48 min. February 28th 2013
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan
Crusty pistachio, almond and apricot flan
The filling of this pistachio flan with almonds and apricots contrasts with crisp case, made with puff pastry, rather than the more usual shortcrust pastry.
29K4.3 1 hour 37 min. January 18th 2017
Diamond biscuits
Diamond biscuits
These round biscuits no doubt get their name from the coating of sparkling sugar crystals around the edge.
22K 1 hour 47 min. December 30th 2019
Eton mess
Eton mess
Behind this strange name there lurks a delicious traditional English dessert made of meringues, strawberries and cream.
140K5 4 hours 55 min. July 25th 2010
Flambéd bananas
Flambéd bananas
The trick of this recipe is to end up with bananas caramelised on the outside, still firm on the inside, coated with a tasty syrup which is not 95% butter.
281K 14 40 min. February 21th 2011
Framboisier
Framboisier
This is a classic French raspberry-flavoured dessert. It generally consists of raspberries in cream sandwiched between two layers of cake. In this version, the cake is genoa sponge and the cream is vanilla-flavoured and mixed with mascarpone. This is just as good made as a large rectangle or, as...
27K4 2 hours 38 min. July 16th 2017
Frozen Nougat
Frozen Nougat
Impress your guests with this delightful dessert, a smooth mixture of meringue and dried fruit, which can easily be prepared several days beforehand.
244K4.5 1 hour 28 min. February 21th 2011
Gâteau Basque
Gâteau Basque
This traditional Basque dessert is similar to a gâteau breton (brittany butter cake), but very moist as it is filled with a rum-flavoured confectioner's custard (crème pâtissière, or french pastry cream). This is a fairly simple recipe, though as the dough is fragile and difficult to handle, I...
39K4.7 2 hours 51 min. September 11th 2018
Gâteau Breton (Brittany butter cake)
Gâteau Breton (Brittany butter cake)
Gâteau breton is a rich cake that uses a lot of butter (from Brittany, of course) with sugar, egg yolks and a little rum to add flavour. This cake is traditionally served with coffee.
71K4 1 hour 10 min. September 11th 2018
Gâteau Nantais
Gâteau Nantais
This traditional cake from the French city of Nantes is deliciously moist, flavoured with almonds, vanilla and rum. For the finishing touch, the top is covered with boozy white icing.
29K3.9 1 hour 28 min. January 8th 2017
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis
Half-cooked chocolate cake with raspberry coulis
A small chocolate cake, still runny in the middle, served with a raspberry coulis.
301K5 1 hour 21 min. October 3rd 2010
Household cake (Gâteau de ménage)
Household cake (Gâteau de ménage)
A traditional recipe from Franche-comté, it's a flat round kind of brioche, covered with an egg cream called "Goumeau".
436K 25 3 hours 59 min. June 15th 2020
Individual charlottes with morello cherries
Individual charlottes with morello cherries
The French "griottines" are delicious little wild morello cherries, stoned and macerated in a Kirsch syrup, used here in individual vanilla charlottes.
170K 15 4 hours 49 min. February 21th 2011
Jam doughnuts
Jam doughnuts
These were originally a traditional German treat (Berliner Pfannkuchen in German): big fried doughnuts filled with jam and sprinkled with icing sugar.
132K4.5 4 hours 23 min. May 27th 2011
Kouign-amann
Kouign-amann
Kouign-amann is a traditional cake from Brittany. the name means butter cake in Breton (Kouign = cake, amann = butter). It is a sort of caramelized millefeuille, crunchy on the outside and melting in the middle.
109K4.3 6 hours 38 min. May 24th 2018
Kouign-amann brioche
Kouign-amann brioche
This is unusual brioche is halfway to being a Breton Kouign-amann. The difference is in the treatment of the dough, which is layered with sugar and butter. The basic dough is rolled out with butter in stages, like for croissants, but with 2 "turns" of sugar for one of butter (granulated and vanilla...
33K4.3 15 hours 55 min. December 30th 2019
Lemon and grated apple tart
Lemon and grated apple tart
You'll be amazed by the flavour of this tart, it's so distinctive and well-balanced. The apples are grated, rather than sliced, to mix well with the lemon juice and zest. The result is an exceptional tart (yes, really!).
27K4 1 hour 42 min. September 29th 2019
Lemon tart
Lemon tart
Lemon tart (tarte au citron) is one of France's great classic desserts, though there are many different versions. This is more or less the classic version, with sweetcrust pastry and a creamy filling that uses both lemon zest and juice for a deliciously tart tart!
19K 1 hour 33 min. September 18th 2019
Liège waffles
Liège waffles
Liège waffles have a very distinctive texture: quite dense with the crunch of sugar crystals. They also have a characteristic form: round and fairly small. Then there's that special flavour that comes with the delicious light caramel crust.
223K5 1 hour 55 min. July 12th 2011
Like Bounty
Like Bounty
You will no doubt be familiar with Bounty, the chocolate-covered coconut bar. Here's a melt-in-the-mouth version "on a plate" for a chic dessert.
126K4.6 1 hour 54 min. August 1st 2011
Mirlitons
Mirlitons
Mirlitons are little puff-pastry tarts with an almond cream filling.
57K4.1 1 hour 27 min. August 19th 2015
Moist chocolate cake
Moist chocolate cake
A moist, loaf-shaped cake with all the chocolate flavour that comes from a double dose: melted chocolate and cocoa powder.
40K5 1 hour 11 min. December 30th 2018
Mojito peaches
Mojito peaches
A simple fruit salad of white peaches bathed in mojito flavours: lime, rum and mint (with a delicate hint of vanilla).
10K 39 min. August 2nd 2020
Pain perdu
Pain perdu
This is a sweet French version of "eggy bread": slices of bread soaked in a mixture of milk, cream, egg yolks and vanilla sugar, then pan-fried until golden. It's really simple and wickedly delicious!
137K3.8 39 min. July 20th 2011
Pear and chocolate tart with a hint of mint
Pear and chocolate tart with a hint of mint
Thick slices of poached pears in a blind-baked sweetcrust pastry case, their centres filled with mint-flavoured confectioner's custard, and surrounded by a chocolate cream, set by baking briefly in the oven. The flavours of pears, chocolate and mint work perfectly together to create a truly...
12K 2 hours April 22th 2020
Pecan fruit rolls
Pecan fruit rolls
These pecan nut and dried fruit rolls, wrapped in golden caramelized puff pastry, are really delicious.
85K4.9 1 hour 21 min. September 11th 2018
Pistachio custard tart
Pistachio custard tart
Similar in texture to a classic rich French custard tart, this version has the same sweetcrust pastry case, but the filling has a delicious pistachio flavour, rather than the normal vanilla.
71K 24.3 1 hour February 8th 2015
Pistachio tiramisu
Pistachio tiramisu
In this slightly unusual tiramisu, the classic Amaretto is partially replaced by whisky, which goes better with the pistachio flavour.
179K 25 50 min. June 2nd 2013
Plain cake
Plain cake
This is a classic, loaf-shaped cake, deliberately left plain for you to embellish as you choose.
54K3.7 1 hour 26 min. December 30th 2019
Plum and almond panna cotta
Plum and almond panna cotta
The combination of plums and almonds is always a winner. Here's a version that uses almonds to make a delicious panna cotta with a difference.
18K 3 hours 25 min. October 20th 2019
Prune Far
Prune Far
Far is a traditional recipe from Brittany in northwest France. The name comes from the Breton word 'farz' meaning flour. This is the traditional way, with prunes, but you can adapt it according to taste.
201K 15 1 hour 10 min. October 3rd 2010
Santiago Cake
Santiago Cake
Santiago cake (or Torta de Santiago) has a lovely moist texture. It is made with almonds and lemon and contains no butter or flour. This Spanish speciality from Galicia is still often decorated with the cross of St James.
45K5 52 min. April 24th 2016
Strawberries with mint and cream
Strawberries with mint and cream
Minty confectioner's custard, diced strawberries and whipped cream.
218K5 1 hour 30 min. February 21th 2011
Strawberry Charlotte
Strawberry Charlotte
This is a faily quick charlotte recipe. It begins, as usual, by soaking finger biscuits in syrup, in this case flavoured with lime. The charlotte is then assembled with alternate layers of Chantilly (whipped cream) and strawberries.
118K5 3 hours 9 min. June 17th 2012
Strawberry mousse with mascarpone
Strawberry mousse with mascarpone
This dessert is bursting with strawberry flavour. The creamy mascarpone mousse is made with a cream whipper and served on a bed of lightly sweetened fresh strawberries.
3,222 24 min. August 22th 2021
Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrines
Strawberry, kiwi and mascarpone verrines
Chopped kiwi with lemon, ripe strawberries and smooth mascarpone cream.
34K5 22 min. June 12th 2016
Tarte Normande
Tarte Normande
This tart showcases ingredients from Normandy: the sweet pastry case is baked blind, then filled with apple sticks sautéed in Calvados, and a cream-egg mixture. The tart is then baked and dusted with icing sugar when cold.
19K 1 hour 30 min. December 30th 2019
Tatin apples with mascarpone cream
Tatin apples with mascarpone cream
Small pieces of apple cooked "tatin" style (caramelized in a pan) with a light mascarpone cream.
149K4.3 1 hour 3 min. November 20th 2011
Toasted almond cake
Toasted almond cake
A layer cake, with toasted almonds in the chocolate part.
211K4.4 2 hours 2 min. July 5th 2016
Toffee apple upside-down cake
Toffee apple upside-down cake
With a flavour reminiscent of the French classic tart tatin, this cake is made with a ring of tart apples arranged on a layer of caramel, then covered with the batter. After baking, the cake is turned out while still hot so that the caramelized apples are on the top with the moist cake underneath.
29K5 1 hour 46 min. December 4th 2016
Yvetot Douillons
Yvetot Douillons
This dessert, named after a small town in Normandy, consists of a pear filled with confectioner's custard (French pastry cream), which is wrapped in a pancake and puff pastry, then baked. The "douillon" part of the name comes from a warm coat, the "douillette", of former times.
50K4.3 1 hour 3 min. November 26th 2014
Chocolate rolls (petits pains)
Chocolate rolls (petits pains)
Here is a recipe for "real" chocolate petits pains, i.e. with a milk bread dough (not croissants dough) and with a stick of chocolate inside.
404K4.6 5 hours 27 min. December 8th 2010
Cramique
Cramique
Cramique is a kind of brioche from Belgium and northern France, made with raisins and pearl (or nib) sugar. It is traditionally served sliced with butter and jam.
34K 13 hours 55 min. September 12th 2018
Nantes Tourton
Nantes Tourton
The "tourton Nantais" is a sweet loaf from Nantes, somewhere between bread and brioche, but without egg and only a small amount of butter.
51K4.3 7 hours 34 min. September 12th 2018
Old style brioche
Old style brioche
Classical version of brioche use yeast to raise the dough, but in this recipe some leaven is added. This make a more rustic brioche, with a small taste of leaven.
272K4.6 14 hours 6 min. December 19th 2014
Rolled chestnut and apple brioche
Rolled chestnut and apple brioche
This rolled brioche is made with a special dough, using a mixture of two flours: ordinary plain flour and chestnut flour. The prepared dough is then rolled up around a filling of apples sautéed with brown sugar.
28K 24 15 hours 52 min. September 12th 2018
Hot chocolate
Hot chocolate
Here's something simple to cheer up cold days, or a delight to look forward to on coming home after a walk in the rain.
175K4 23 min. December 19th 2010
Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style
Mulled wine Belle-Plagne style
If it's cold or you're in the snow, you will appreciate mulled wine which warms body and soul... There are as many mulled wine recipes as ski runs, so here is a basic one that you can easily adapt to your taste.
214K 14 1 hour 32 min. February 21th 2011
Italian hot chocolate
Italian hot chocolate
This delicious, custardy chocolate treat is made in minutes. A treat for kids (and big kids) to enjoy at teatime, or any other time.
71K 10 min. April 26th 2020
Breton sablé biscuit dough
Breton sablé biscuit dough
Brittany is famous for its rich, sandy textured "sablé" biscuits. Similar to shortbread, they are made with lots of butter and egg yolk, and just a hint of vanilla. This dough can be made into simple biscuits – already delicious on their own – or used as the base for tarts and other desserts.
52K 26 min. August 1st 2018
Chantilly cream
Chantilly cream
Chantilly cream, it's simply whipped liquid cream with sugar. It is use in many desserts, but already delicious simply with strawberries or other fruits.
613K5 18 min. September 17th 2013
Génoise (Genoa sponge)
Génoise (Genoa sponge)
A Génoise (or Genoa sponge) is a very light and delicate cake. It is good on its own, but is more often used as the base for many different French-style gâteaux, with layers of mousse or cream between 2 (or more) layers of sponge. It is a tricky recipe to get right, rather technical, but here's a...
186K 53 1 hour 13 min. March 10th 2019
Pear compote
Pear compote
Stewed pears are not as easy to prepare as stewed apples, as they contain more juice and you risk ending up with more of a coulis than a compote. So here are two simple methods to help you succeed.
402K4.3 37 min. April 26th 2012
Quince and apple compote
Quince and apple compote
This compote is a tricky balancing act between the characteristic quince flavour and just enough apples to sweeten it. You should end up with a compote that has a delicate quince flavour rounded out by the apples and brown sugar.
41K3 59 min. December 30th 2019
Stewed apple (compote)
Stewed apple (compote)
Here is a very basic but delicious recipe, and the pitfalls to avoid.
2.3M 14.8 1 hour 13 min. November 8th 2017
Stewed apricots
Stewed apricots
Here is how to make delicious stewed apricots, both an easy and a more sophisticated way.
643K 143.8 1 hour 25 min. August 13th 2014

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