Vanilla Bean Syrup

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  • Servings: makes 1 cup
KEY: Well-Being, Desserts, Sauces & Condiments, Basic/Easy, Fast, Healthy, Make Ahead

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  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 moist Mexican or bourbon vanilla bean, split lengthwise

How to make this recipe

  1. In a small saucepan, combine the water and sugar. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean; add the seeds and bean to the pan. Simmer over moderate heat until reduced to 1 cup, about 10 minutes. Cool to room temperature, then strain.


One-Quarter Cup Calories 39 kcal, Carbohydrate 10 gm

Serve With

Almost any fruit, from melons and bananas to lychees.

Contributed By Published September 1997

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