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A glass jar filled with homemade vanilla sugar.

Homemade Vanilla Sugar

Learn how to make your own homemade vanilla sugar to use in your favourite cookie recipes or other baked goods. All you need is some granulated sugar, a fresh vanilla bean and a few minutes of your time.
Course Condiment
Cuisine American
Keyword Homemade Vanilla Sugar
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 2 cups
Calories 780kcal
Author Marisa


  • 1 Vanilla Bean
  • 2 cups granulated sugar


  • Slice the Vanilla Bean down the middle from end to end with a sharp knife.
  • Using the back of the knife, scrape out the seeds.
  • Combine the sugar with the vanilla seeds in a medium size bowl and stir until the vanilla seeds are well dispersed.
  • Alternately, you can use a food processor to speed this up even quicker.
  • Transfer to an airtight container and bury the pods deeply in the vanilla sugar.
  • It can be stored indefinitely.
  • Use in your favorite coffee, tea or desserts.


Calories: 780kcal | Carbohydrates: 201g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 2mg | Sugar: 200g | Iron: 1mg