How to Make Vanilla Sugar With Vanilla Beans

96 servings
15 min

Learn how to make vanilla sugar with vanilla beans. Use your vanilla sure to sweeten and flavor baked goods and drinks. This has how to make a vanilla sugar and how to use it in your kitchen.

I've been making vanilla for years. I've always feel a little guilty just tossing the beans after I use them, but I didn't know what to do with them.

I used to just grab a little container and fill it with sugar and put a dried bean on top. After a few weeks, the sugar took on the flavor, but it wasn't strong.

Then I had a lightbulb moment and realized I can make my own vanilla sugar from the vanilla beans. This gives the sugar more of a vanilla flavor.

I use it a mainly for coffee, but I also really like it for baked goods. I use it in place of sugar.

A vanilla bean sugar recipe is a substitute for regular sugar that is made with vanilla powder. It tastes like vanilla so whatever recipe it is used in will also taste like vanilla.

There are many vanilla sugar uses that you can take advantage of. Primarily, it makes it much easier to get the taste of vanilla in whatever recipe you are making.

If you put sugar in coffee you might like vanilla sugar. It helps to boost the flavor of coffee with that welcoming vanilla taste. This is why so many are learning how to make this vanilla bean sugar recipe, as it is full of uses!

Store your vanilla sugar in a pint mason jar to use later.

How to Make Vanilla Sugar With Vanilla Beans
Recipe details
  • 96  servings
  • Prep time: 15 Minutes Cook time: 0 Minutes Total time: 15 min
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  • 4 vanilla beans
  • 2 cups sugar

To start, you will want to bake your vanilla beans in an oven set to 170 degrees F until they are dried out and brittle. This will usually take about an hour and a half.
Then, break the vanilla beans into pieces and grind them into a fine vanilla powder.
Now, add the vanilla powder to the sugar and mix it well, combining both powders together.
Finally, pour the vanilla sugar into a sealed container and enjoy the delicious taste of vanilla in whatever you make with it.
Cari @ Homesteading in Ohio
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