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.
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