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Vanilla Beans, Cleaning

Cut both ends off of the vanilla bean.

Cleaning Vanilla Beans



Slice down the middle of the bean to expose the seeds.

Cleaning Vanilla Beans



With the tip of the knife, scrape beans down the length of the beans.

Cleaning Vanilla Beans



Use the seeds to flavor fruit, pound cakes etc. The remaining bean can be stored in a glass jar with sugar.

Cleaning Vanilla Beans



This will flavor the sugar and you can use the sugar in any sweet recipe.

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