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Vanilla Syrup

Yield: Serves 32. Each serving: 1 tablespoon.

Ingredients

Instructions

Use this vanilla syrup to flavor fruit, yogurt, smoothies, coffee, tea and soda water.

1 vanilla bean
2 cups water
2 cups sugar

Split vanilla bean in half lengthwise and scrape the seeds out of it. Place the seeds and pod into a pan and add the water and sugar. Bring to a boil then remove from fire. Stir well and allow to stand until cool. Strain into a jar or bottle and keep refrigerated until ready to use. Do not discard the bean or seeds - pat them dry and add them to your sugar cannister to impart a nice flavor/aroma to your sugar.

Use this syrup sparingly to flavor coffee, tea and fresh fruit. Makes about 1 pint.