Vanilla-Bourbon Maple Syrup

Preparation info
  • Makes about

    1¾ cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Pure Vanilla: Irresistible Recipes and Essential Techniques

By Shauna Sever

Published 2012

  • About

Even though Madagascar bourbon vanilla has nothing to do with liquor, you wouldn’t know it from the magical way vanilla pairs with that dark, heady booze. Something really special happens when you combine these two rich, complex flavors with pure maple syrup. It elevates breakfast to a whole new level.


Pour ½ cup bourbon into a small saucepan. Add 2 vanilla beans, split lengthwise. Bring to a boil over high heat and continue boiling until bourbon is reduced by half. Stir in