How to make vanilla pudding into french vanilla?

I am making a recipe and its calling for French vanilla pudding. The market was out and only has vanilla. Will it make a huge difference. Is there something I can add to vanilla pudding to make it "French"?

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Smaug November 21, 2018
The difference between French Vanilla and regular vanilla ice cream is vanilla seeds, probably the same here; if you have a vanilla pod you could scrape in some seeds; vanilla paste would be a good choice if you were making it from scratch.
Eric K. November 21, 2018
Ooh, that's a great suggestion.
Eric K. November 21, 2018
Nooo, I think you're totally fine to use the regular vanilla pudding if it's just an ingredient in a larger recipe. May I ask, what's the recipe?
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