Homemade Vanilla Sugar

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Pure Vanilla: Irresistible Recipes and Essential Techniques

By Shauna Sever

Published 2012

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If you’re anything like me, the elegant canisters of vanilla sugar sold in gourmet shops and grocery stores tempt you with their dreaminess . . . Until you see the eye-popping price tag. I’ll let you in on a little secret: you can totally make your own, and for dirt cheap. Here’s how:


Fill a lidded container with about 2 cups granulated sugar. Bury a vanilla bean (or two, for more intense flavor), split lengthwise, in the