List of recipes using Vanilla: 35 recipes

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[4 pears salad with vanilla]
4 pears salad with vanilla
It's a very easy recipe, everything depends on the choice of differents kinds of pears all fully ripe, to give a delicious contrast in the mouth.
64,1264.2/5 for 20 ratings 37 min.
[Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine ]
Blackcurrant, vanilla and lime verrine
Vanilla-lime, confectioner's custard and blackcurrant coulis, topped with a layer of whipped cream (chantilly) and dusted with a little matcha green tea powder. Light and flavoursome.
58,3854.9/5 for 19 ratings 1 hour 9 min.
[Cannelés]
Cannelés
Cannelés are a speciality from the French city of Bordeaux. These delicious little cakes have a crunchy exterior and a soft centre.
23,8865/5 for 1 ratings 1 day 1 hour 29 min.
[Caramelized pear custard tart]
Caramelized pear custard tart
You may well be familiar with the famous French custard tart, with its creamy vanilla egg-custard filling. It can also be made in individual portions, in ramekins, for example. Here is a delicious version with caramelized pears.
3,686 2 1 hour 22 min.
[Chantilly rice pudding]
Chantilly rice pudding
A rice pudding with a difference: it is cooked the classic way and left to cool. Whipped cream is then gently folded in to give a light-textured and original dessert.
1,840 2 hours 50 min.
[Chocolate and vanilla crème brûlée]
Chocolate and vanilla crème brûlée
This crème brûlée recipe is a sophisticated combination in three layers: chocolate ganache, vanilla custard, and, of course, a delicious thin crust of caramel. It is more complicated than a simple chocolate crème brûlée, but well worth the effort when you see your guests' reactions.
8,7855/5 for 1 ratings 1 hour 59 min.
[Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousse]
Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousse
This is a chocolate cream with chopped candied grapefruit peel and caramelized nuts added to give bit of crunch. The small pot of cream is topped with an Irish coffee mousse (flavours of coffee, fresh cream, sugar and whisky).
81,765 15/5 for 1 ratings 59 min.
[Citrus tart]
Citrus tart
This is an unconventional tart, though the recipe is quite simple: no cream filling in the bottom, just slices of lightly poached fruit in a sweetcrust pastry case.
961 2 hours 31 min.
[Coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa ]
Coconut-vanilla cream for Elsa
A dessert in three layers: a first of smooth vanilla cream, a second of coconut cream (also very smooth), and to finish, a thin crunchy layer of coconut tuiles. In the spirit of crème brulée: break through the crisp surface layer to discover the smooth melting coconut and vanilla creams beneath. A...
72,7763.8/5 for 17 ratings 4 hours 58 min.
[Confit Victoria pineapple with honey and spices]
Confit Victoria pineapple with honey and spices
In this fairly straightforward recipe pineapple wedges are poached gently in a honey syrup flavoured with vanilla and star anise. This transforms the pineapple into flavoursome morsels that melt in the mouth.
344 1 hour 12 min.
[Crème brulée]
Crème brulée
Crème brûlée (burned cream) is quite easy to prepare: it's a simple egg-cream dessert. The only difficulty is in making the delicious crunchy caramel layer on top. The perfect crème brulée (for me) is a cold and soft cream, with on top a nice hot caramel crust. This is a completely new version...
190,893 74.3/5 for 7 ratings 4 hours 38 min.
[Crème caramel]
Crème caramel
Crème caramel (upside-down caramel cream) is a classic of bistro cuisine. The vanilla cream is made with eggs, cooked in a dish with a layer of caramel in the bottom, and placed in a bain-marie. It's traditionally served turned out so that the liquid caramel runs down over the cream.
69,7195/5 for 2 ratings 3 hours 33 min.
[Flognarde]
Flognarde
Flognarde is a dessert that originated in France's Limousin region. The recipe is very simple: a vanilla-flavoured egg custard, thickened with flour, and sometimes made with seasonal fruit (apples, cherries, pears...). This is a very old recipe that has come down to us virtually unchanged since...
8,8704/5 for 1 ratings 47 min.
[French custard tart]
French custard tart
Custard pie is made with a shortcrust pastry base, and filled with an egg vanilla "custard" mix (prepared beforehand). Filling and pastry cook together in the oven. It's a great classic of the French bakery, found in all good shops.
107,743 234.4/5 for 19 ratings 1 hour 41 min.
[Fruit salad]
Fruit salad
To make a good fruit salad, there are three important points: Choose fruits that go well together (avoid putting soft pears with crunchy apples for example).Remove absolutely all skins and seeds.Bring it all together with a good home made sugar syrup added to the fruit juices.Here is a recipe which...
78,6254.1/5 for 16 ratings 1 hour 13 min.
[Galette Charentaise]
Galette Charentaise
This is a traditional cake from France's Charente region. The recipe is straightforward and the cake is slightly dense in texture, but quite delicious.
6,5245/5 for 22 ratings 2 hours 45 min.
[Little vanilla, clementine and chestnut verrines]
Little vanilla, clementine and chestnut verrines
This is a fresh-flavoured verrine with 3 different flavoured layers: vanilla panna cotta, clementine and chestnut mousse.
61,464 15/5 for 1 ratings 25 min.
[Mousse with two chocolates]
Mousse with two chocolates
Chocolate mousse is a great classic home-made dessert. Here's a version using two different chocolates (dark and milk) with a hint of vanilla, that owes much to a recipe by Christophe Michalak.
232 43 min.
[Pears in red wine with blackcurrant ]
Pears in red wine with blackcurrant
Pears cooked until soft in a red wine and blackcurrant syrup, served with the reduced syrup and custard sauce (crème anglaise).
82,4394.1/5 for 16 ratings 2 hours 35 min.
[Rice pudding (riz au lait)]
Rice pudding (riz au lait)
My personal version of this classic family recipe.
96,8885/5 for 1 ratings 38 min.
[Rice pudding with fruit and nuts]
Rice pudding with fruit and nuts
This is cooked like a normal rice pudding, but with fruit and nuts added halfway through: toasted almonds and pistachios, sautéed diced apple and strips of dried apricot. These added flavours and textures make an already creamy rice pudding even more delicious.
5,8574.5/5 for 15 ratings 1 hour 5 min.
[Rum babas]
Rum babas
Rum baba is a classic French dessert, consisting of a small cake soaked in rum syrup and filled with a little Chantilly (whipped cream).
22,3833.9/5 for 18 ratings 3 hours 33 min.
[Vanilla ice cream]
Vanilla ice cream
Rediscover the full flavour of a real vanilla ice cream with this classical recipe.
84,3593.8/5 for 11 ratings 1 hour 7 min.
[Panettone]
Panettone
Panettone is a brioche-style Italian loaf, made with dried fruit (raisins and candied peel) and flavoured with left-over citrus fruit. The recipe is a bit complicated but, above all, it takes time, a great deal of time...
18,2275/5 for 14 ratings 1 day 1 hour 19 min.
[Mulled apple juice]
Mulled apple juice
This very simple recipe will give you a warming drink with an amazing flavour of apples and spices. Just the thing to serve to your guests as a "trou normand" (traditionally a small glass of calvados served between courses), or to round off a meal with the dessert.
1,514 1 hour 18 min.
[Apple confectioner's custard]
Apple confectioner's custard
For this strongly apple-flavoured version of confectioner's custard (crème pâtissière, or french pastry cream), apple juice is used instead of milk and the quantity of sugar is reduced.
14,8904.6/5 for 11 ratings 21 min.
[Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream)]
Confectioner's custard (Crème pâtissière, or French pastry cream)
Quite similar to crème anglaise but much thicker. It is used in many pastries like choux pastry (pâte à choux) or millefeuille.
303,564 303.8/5 for 39 ratings 36 min.
[Dried apricots]
Dried apricots
Making your own dried apricots at home is perfectly feasible. It's really quite simple, though it takes a long time. Basically, the apricots need to be cut in half, destoned, then the halves put to dry slowly for several hours in a cool oven.
13,0424.7/5 for 12 ratings 6 hours 18 min.
[Lemon Confectioner's Custard]
Lemon Confectioner's Custard
This recipe is for a confectioner's custard with a difference: it's a little less sweet than the classic confectioner's custard (crème pâtissière, or french pastry cream) and has double lemon flavour, using both zest and juice, for plenty of tangy lemon taste. It's the perfect filling for lemon...
15,3024.4/5 for 5 ratings 23 min.
[Panna cotta]
Panna cotta
Panna cotta is an Italian dessert which means "cooked cream". It's a set vanilla cream, similar to blancmange, which is frequently served with other things like fruit coulis (fruit purée), caramel etc.. Here is the basic panna cotta recipe.
80,7584.3/5 for 9 ratings 25 min.
[Pistachio confectioner's custard]
Pistachio confectioner's custard
This is very similar to the classic confectioner's custard (crème pâtissière, or french pastry cream), but its marked pistachio taste brings a distinctive flavour to a whole range of desserts.
13,4445/5 for 2 ratings 31 min.
[Poaching syrup]
Poaching syrup
Less sweet than normal sugar syrup, poaching syrup is specially for slow cooking fruits to be used in other recipes.
80,3615/5 for 13 ratings 14 min.
[Real custard sauce (crème anglaise)]
Real custard sauce (crème anglaise)
Real custard or vanilla sauce consists of egg yolks beaten with sugar and cooked slowly in vanilla milk. It is the base or the accompaniment for many desserts.
120,288 24.3/5 for 4 ratings 44 min.
[Vanilla sugar]
Vanilla sugar
Almost essential in patisserie, you can find it in expensive little sachets of about 10g. It's necessary to distinguish between the vanilla sugar which really contains vanilla, and vanillin sugar, purely chemical which has never seen a vanilla pod. Here is how to quickly make a whole jar full of...
119,637 15/5 for 1 ratings 26 min.
[How to use a vanilla pod effectively]
How to use a vanilla pod effectively
Vanilla pods are used in many recipes, but they need to treated in a particular way to be effective, detailed here.
75,8744.3/5 for 6 ratings 34 min.

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