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What is your opinion on substituting extract for vanilla bean?

asked by slidedtd about 7 years ago

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Jestei
added about 7 years ago

totally fine. one teaspoon.

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slidedtd
added about 7 years ago

thanks!

JessicaBakes
added about 7 years ago

I only really mind doing this when it will MATTER (i.e. vanilla ice cream, vanilla yogurt, vanilla cookies...you see where this is going). If the vanilla is not the star flavor or doesn't need to be strong (caramel is a good example in my opinion), then extract works

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petitbleu
added about 7 years ago

Don't hesitate to substitute. As Jessica said, use vanilla bean where it will really shine.

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