Does vanilla extract go bad?

Answer Real vanilla extract has a very long shelf life due to the alcohol content in the extract. So for all practical purposes, vanilla extract does not "go bad." However, the quality and consistency of ... Read More »

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What is the difference between pure vanilla extract and imitation vanilla extract.?

Imitation vanilla is made from artificial flavorings, most of which come from wood by-products and often contain chemicals. Pure vanilla extract is made from real vanilla beans, which grow slowly ... Read More »

What is the difference between vanilla extract&vanilla essence?

Vanilla extract is a mixture of vanilla beans and alcohol that has been soaked and strained. Vanilla essence is a stronger version of vanilla extract that is used by professional bakers.Vanilla ext... Read More »

Why is vanilla ice cream white when vanilla extract is brown?

when you are working with an extract, you use a small quantity. The ratio of vanilla extract to cream is not close enough to turn the product brown.

How much vanilla extract equals one vanilla bean?

According to the Joy of Baking, one vanilla bean is equivalent to 2 to 3 tsp. of vanilla extract. For best results, use vanilla extract that is labeled "pure." Vanilla extracts that are not pure ar... Read More »