1894 Vanilla sugar

Sredstvo pridat’ sakharu zapakh vanili, rozovago masla, kofe i proch.*


It is good to sprinkle the tops of kuliches and other pastries with fragrant sugar, which is prepared as follows: Bury a vanilla bean in fine sugar in a tin box. Keep the box closed and, after using half the sugar, refill the box with fresh sugar. Mix and recover the box.

*The Russian recipe title is “Method for infusing sugar with vanilla, rose oil, coffee, and other flavors.” Flavors other than vanilla are given in other recipes.