Introduction: Vanilla Salt

Picture of Vanilla Salt

Vanilla salt can be substituted in most baking recipes, added as a finisher to dishes and drinks. It's very tasty and very easy to make. Most vanilla salt recipes are done with vanilla beans, which are both expensive and can be hard to find. This recipe uses pure vanilla extract.

Step 1: BoM

Picture of BoM

Sea Salt (I'm using Bitterman's Fleur de Sel)

Vanilla extract

Airtight container

1 tsp of vanilla bean per 1/4 cup of salt.

Step 2: Vanilla

Picture of Vanilla

Split a vanilla bean and scoop out the insides. 1 pod has approximately 3 teaspoons of vanilla beans.

Step 3: Salt

Picture of Salt

Fleur de Sel is a moister sea salt than most, so you may want to use a pestle to crush the beans into the salt to help you mix it all up. Then use a whisk to aid in spreading the beans throughout the salt.

Step 4: Age

Picture of Age

Pour the vanilla salt mixture into an airtight container, throw in the empty pod too if you like, and let sit for a week or two.

Comments

About This Instructable

284views

2favorites

License:

Bio: I am a teacher outside of Boston and I love making cool stuff! Any prizes I'm lucky enough to win will go directly to ... More »
More by Not_Tasha:Putting Together a FibreShare BoxHomemade Sweet TeaCalico Cookies
Add instructable to: