How To Make A Vanilla Syrup

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How To Make A Vanilla Syrup – I didn’t realize how much vanilla simple syrup I needed in my life until I made it for the first time. When I got home I started using it for everyone.

It all started with a swirl of syrup in my morning coffee. Then I tried sprinkling on berries for lunch. Soon, I was stirring it into yogurt, adding it to smoothies, and mixing it into cocktails.

How To Make A Vanilla Syrup

This vanilla syrup recipe quickly became a pantry staple, and one of the most versatile ingredients in my kitchen. This is an important component of my guide on how to make milk tea at home.

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Today, I’m sharing three ways to make my favorite vanilla syrup, but I’ll also give you a basic simple syrup recipe that you can adapt to your liking!

Unlike regular sugar, simple syrup mixes easily into both hot and cold drinks, which means no fussing or stirring and shaking like crazy to dissolve the sugar.

Mastering simple syrup is the first step to becoming a home barista or cocktail expert. Simple syrup is a blank canvas for adding almost any flavor to your drinks, and it also allows you to control how much sweetness you want.

All simple smoothies start with two basic ingredients: water and sweetener. The standard sweetener is granulated sugar, but you can certainly use other sweeteners such as brown sugar, honey, or maple syrup.

How To Make Simple Syrup

Some of our favorite flavoring agents include fresh herbs (mint and rosemary are especially good), cinnamon sticks, citrus zest and extracts. My lavender simple syrup recipe is great for adding some flavor to a drink. The sky’s the limit here, so check your spice drawer or herb garden for ideas!

Vanilla is my favorite simple syrup because it’s so versatile, and I always have what I need to make on hand.

My favorite method is using vanilla bean paste, because it’s easy but also has the intense flavor of a real vanilla bean. Keep Nielsen Massey’s Pure Vanilla Paste on hand for this purpose, but they also have Madagascar Bourbon Paste if you like a darker, richer flavor.

There are many ways to use this drink! Of course, I love using vanilla syrup for coffee and lattes, but it’s equally great in lemonade (try the vanilla lemonade!) and cocktails. Hot or cold, it works as a sweetener in almost any matcha latte recipe, and it’s a staple in London Fog Tea Lattes, one of my favorite winter drinks.

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Try drizzling vanilla syrup over ricotta pancakes or toss them in an Old Fashioned for a fun surprise. It also makes a great topping for a classic fruit salad. You can even stir it into your morning yogurt!

To seal in moisture and add layers of flavor, try brushing vanilla syrup on freshly baked cupcakes before decorating. It goes well with an easy strawberry shortcake, cream cheese cake, or white chocolate layer cake. It would also be wonderful brushed on a baked angel cake!

Simple syrup will keep for about a month in the refrigerator. You can store simple smoothies in any glass container, but I love these oil bottles from World Market. It’s the perfect size for a single batch, makes it easy to pour, and looks pretty too. Summer is here with all its glory and it’s time for cold drinks; Whether the weather calls for a refreshing cup of mint iced tea, your favorite iced coffee drink or a summer evening cocktail, they can all use a little sweetness. But it is impossible to dissolve sugar in an iced drink. But stop there! Don’t you dare go out and buy expensive and artificially flavored juices, just make your own! It’s easy and tastes so much better than store bought! It’s a great staple to keep on hand and a necessity for any home bar.

It’s also super easy and simple to make variations of your favorite flavors! Want a hazelnut drink like the one at your favorite coffee shop? Just add a tablespoon of hazelnut flavoring! My favorite is vanilla and you can see a homemade variation below using a fresh vanilla bean.

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I’ve also included a fun version below for fresh lavender syrup that will make any summer cocktail pop. With lavender blooms just around the corner, it couldn’t be a more perfect time to make an exciting difference. The fun never ends with summer. Play with pumpkin pie spice or nutmeg to make this syrup the perfect partner for your holiday coffees and drinks. The possibilities are only limited by your creativity! Let’s be simple and cook up a batch of homemade syrup!

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Have you ever added sugar to a cup of iced tea, stirred vigorously to dissolve it, only to find a pool of semi-dissolved grains at the bottom of the cup? The same goes for making lemonade and various other cold drinks and cocktails, but there is a simple solution…

…and it’s called simple for a reason! Simple syrup is nothing more than two basic ingredients – equal parts sugar and water. It’s so easy to make and makes drinks and desserts that just plain old sugar can’t do.

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This liquid version of sugar has the same sweetness as granulated sugar, and it’s the secret ingredient in the best cold drinks, from lemonades to mojitos. It is much easier to stir into a clear liquid than to add sugar directly, because the granules are already dissolved.

By adding a single primary flavor – in this case vanilla – to what is, at its most basic, an indispensable ingredient in making lemonade, iced tea and cocktails, the drink’s uses expand. Suddenly, a proper coffee shop latte is within reach, and without the unnatural aftertaste of many bottled varieties. Nobody I know likes to make vanilla Coca-Cola. ; )

Simple syrup, whether flavored or not, can be used to add moisture to cake layers – brush the surface after baking. A vanilla substitute will enhance the flavor of baked goods that already have a vanilla flavor. Also, simple syrup works well in sauces and vinaigrettes that need a little sweetening and is best when you want some sweetness with a neutral flavor…ie, you’re not looking for the strong flavor of a liquid sweetener like honey or maple. syrup and you don’t have agave syrup on hand.

Vanilla simple syrup is delicious in both hot and cold lattes. Click here to see how to make latte at home.

Simple Vanilla Syrup

In addition to cafe-worthy versions of hot and cold lattes (coffee or tea versions), think Frappuccinos, vanilla cokes and other fountain drinks, cakes, and more. Vanilla is my personal favorite, but you can try other flavors like almond, hazelnut, and mint.

A great way to sweeten homemade lattes and a variety of other drinks and desserts. For a simple simple syrup, just omit the vanilla.

Tried this recipe? Post a photo on Instagram and we’ll repost it! Mention @ or tag #! Vanilla Syrup: Like Starbucks’ vanilla syrup, this homemade version is the perfect sweetener for cold brew, iced coffee, and iced milk!

I think I’m drinking coffee this summer. And this is not the case

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Talk! Lately I’ve been making a whole bunch of different coffee syrups and I’m having a hard time choosing which ones to add to my morning iced lattes and cold drinks.

Seriously, give me a five-choice restaurant menu and I’m much better at deciding on a meal than a 25-choice menu.

With that in mind, I’m the kind of person who walks into Starbucks in the morning and orders that same drink. I’m not even kidding.

It takes a lot of brain power in the morning for me to have this internal debate about what the next drink will be. And god forbid, if I don’t like it?!

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That would be a complete waste of big money! So I agree with the general: vanilla latte. Hot in winter, snow in summer. I am very easy going when it comes to this one thing in my life.

I recently shared with you my favorite way to make a $5 iced coffee latte at home, and I’ll be adding another coffee syrup to my list of must-have products for making iced lattes, cold brew, and more.

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