Some of the simplest things are the most delicious. The combination of vanilla and sugar is just such an instance. This classic combo comes together as Vanilla Bean Syrup when you combine with water and give it a gentle simmer. Makes 2/3 cup.
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Great for adding to coffee, brushing onto cakes, drizzling onto fruit salads or onto pancakes. Also great in cocktails.
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Vanilla Bean Pod (1)
in half lengthwise and scrape out seeds with a small spoon or knife.
Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup)
Water (1/2 cup)
in a small saucepan over medium heat. Heat until mixture comes to a simmer and sugar is fully dissolved, stirring often. Once at a simmer, cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and whisk in vanilla beans.
Allow the mixture to cool to room temperature and then refridgerate in a sealed jar for up to 1 month.