Vanilla bean syrup

16

PREP TIME

5 min

TOTAL TIME

15 min

* PLUS Serves: 4
Vanilla bean syrup

Vanilla bean syrup. (Photo, Sian Richards.)

It's a simple recipe, but latte lovers will swoon over this flavoured syrup. Repurpose glass bottles, seal them with fresh corks from a craft store and add a keepsake tag.


Ingredients

  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 cup granulated sugar , (203 g)
  • 1 cup water

Instructions

  • USE a sharp paring knife to slice vanilla bean in half lengthwise. Scrape out vanilla seeds.
  • COMBINE sugar with water, vanilla seeds and bean in a small saucepan. Boil, then reduce heat to medium. Gently boil for 5 min. Pour mixture into a glass jar. Keep vanilla bean in the syrup. Syrup keeps well, refrigerated, for up to 2 months.

Nutrition (per tbsp)

  • Calories
  • 40,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10 g,

Kitchen Tip: This recipe can be easily doubled.

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