vanilla substitution

Discussion in 'Pastries & Baking' started by phoebe, Oct 10, 2004.

  1. phoebe

    phoebe

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    If I wanted to substitute vanilla bean for vanilla extract, how do I make up the missing liquid? On-line I've found that 1 inch of bean is equivalent to 1 tsp of extract, but are there consequences to the loss of liquid?

    Thanks!
     
  2. hans.schallenbe

    hans.schallenbe

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    Emily,
    vanilla, is a flavoring agent, and has no direct connection in losing liquid. the vanilla bean is for sure better and after you used it, briefly wash it and place it into sugar , and eventally you have vanilla sugar.

    regards

    hans

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