Tag: vanilla bean

Peaches in Vanilla Bean Syrup

Ingredient: 14 peaches, peeled, pitted and halved 3 vanilla beans 4 cups sugar 8 cups water Directions: Prep 4 quart jars.  If you’d like, float the peach halves in water mixed with Fruit Fresh or lemon juice, to help retain their color after peeling and slicing. Then pack them into […]

Vanilla Bean Caramel Apples

Ingredients: 12 “baby” apples for the caramel: 1 cup heavy cream 3 cups sugar 1/4 cup cane syrup 1/2 cup water 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into pieces 2 teaspoons vanilla scrapings from 1 vanilla bean pinch salt Directions: Line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silipat. Set aside. In a small sauce […]

Vanilla Bean Jelly Roll

Ingredients: 3/4 cup sugar, divided use 2/3 cup flour (I used White Lily) 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 eggs, separated 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 vanilla bean, scraped 8 oz jam (I used plum) Directions: Preheat oven to 375. Grease a jelly roll pan. Line with parchment […]

Grapefruit Segments in Vanilla Bean & Star Anise Syrup

Ingredients: 5 Texas Rio Star (red) grapefruits 1 cup sugar 2 vanilla beans, sliced along the seam water 4-6 whole star anise Directions: Sterilize your jars. Keep them warm until ready to use. Supreme the grapefruit. As you work, place the segments in a large measuring cup. Squeeze the membranes […]

Seedless Blackberry Vanilla Bean Jam

Ingredients: 8-10 cups whole, picked over blackberries 4 1/2 cups sugar 1/2 box liquid pectin (3 oz., one of the little packets in the box) 1/4 cup lemon juice zest of one lemon 3 vanilla beans, scraped Directions: Mash the berries through a sieve (use a whisk to get more […]

Chocolate Chip Vanilla Bean Hazelnut Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients: 6 oz semisweet chips 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 3/4 cup flour 1/2 cup old fashioned rolled oats 1/3 cup chopped hazelnuts 4 tablespoons butter, at room temperature 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 egg, at room temperature 1 vanilla bean Directions: Preheat […]

Vanilla Bean Marshmallows

Ingredients: 1/2 oz unflavored powdered gelatin 1/2 cup cold water 2 cups granulated sugar 2/3 cup corn syrup 1/4 cup water 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 vanilla bean confectioners’ sugar for dredging Directions: In the bowl of a stand mixer or a large mixing bowl, sprinkle gelatin over […]

Chocolate Chunk & Vanilla Bean Cookies

Ingredients: 6 oz semisweet chocolate chunks 1 vanilla bean 1 1/3 cup flour 1/2 cup butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup sugar 1 egg at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt Directions: Preheat the oven to 350. Line […]

Blueberry Vanilla Bean Frosting

Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 1/4 cup water 2 egg whites 2/3 cup blueberries 1 vanilla bean, split length wise pinch salt Directions: Beat the egg whites and salt to soft peaks using an electric mixer. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, bring sugar, vanilla bean blueberries and water to a boil, […]