What is a substitute for vanilla extract?

Answer If a recipe calls for vanilla extract or vanilla flavoring but there isn't any on hand, maple syrup is an excellent substitute for the sweet substance. Maple syrup can be substituted for vanilla ex... Read More »

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How to Substitute Almond Extract for Vanilla?

Running out of vanilla extract for a recipe should not require you to run to the store for more. Substitute almond extract for the vanilla for a lightly nutty hint. Since almond extract has a signi... Read More »

If a cake recipe calls for 1 tsp. of pure vanilla extract can I substitute a few drops of Visine instead?

Depends on who the cake is for. If it's for the Grinch who stole Christmas, then go ahead and use the Visine. If it's for someone you love, then maybe stick to pure vanilla. Vanilla is brown so ... Read More »

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 »

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.