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Ingredients10 m servings 78
Original recipe yields 20 servings (1 pint )
- Microwave vanilla bean and 2 teaspoons water in a small microwave-safe bowl until softened, about 30 seconds.
- Bring sugar and remaining water to a boil in a saucepan. Split vanilla bean lengthwise on a work surface; scrape out seeds with the back of a knife. Add seeds and pod to saucepan; boil until syrup is thickened slightly, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat and cool to room temperature.
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- Cook's Notes:
- A thicker syrup can be made by reducing sugar amount to 1 cup. The thicker syrup is more for iced coffee. The thin syrup makes great vanilla soda with 1/4 part syrup and 3/4 part soda water. The thin syrup plus sweetened condensed milk on shaved ice makes a great snow cone.
- Store in the refrigerator until ready to use. I use clean Ball® jars for storage.
- Syrup can be stored with or without the vanilla bean, but don't eat it.
Per Serving: 78 calories; 0 20.2 0 0 < 1 Full nutrition
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It's amazing how much flavor comes from a vanilla bean! I had recently purchased 2 of them for the very first time, and gave this recipe a try. The syrup is very tasty, and went well with my aft...