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The Art of Vanilla

The Art of Vanilla

The Art of Vanilla

Vanilla is on the list of powerful ingredients that all of us use on a regular basis. However, most of us just take it for granted. In fact, it’s so popular that it’s an important part of all types of recipes. Although vanilla is ubiquitous, we don’t know about the origin of it for sure. It’s a vine-like plant that can grow up on trees. The length of the vine can be up to 30 feet.

Countries that produce it

Although many countries produce it, three are on top of the list. They are listed below with the amount of vanilla they produce:

  1. Madagascar

2926 tons

  1. Papua new guinea

200 tons

  1. Indonesia

2304 tons

Health Benefits

Vanilla offers a number of health benefits. Listed below are some of the most common benefits.

Helps with weight loss

Healthy for your heart

Provides relief for respiratory conditions

Has healing properties

Helps reduce anxiety

Helps with digestion

Vanilla Bean Properties

  1. Mg

  2. K

  3. Ca

  4. Mn

Let’s take a look at some of the recipes.

Vanilla Bean Cheesecake


Graham crackers

Granulated sugar

Unsalted butter

Cream cheese

Vanilla beans


Sour cream

Heavy cream

White chocolate

Vanilla Bean Cheesecake

Preheat your oven and then line the springform pain with a new sheet of foil.

Make graham cracker crust solution, then press it onto the pan, and start baking.

Prepare cheesecake filling, then pour it over the cracker crust, and then bake it. Allow it to cool down for a while and then spread mousse layer over the cheesecake.

Top it up with whipped toppings, and garnish with mint and berries.

Vanilla Bean Cupcakes

List of ingredients;

Flour: 3 cups

Baking powder: 2 ½

Salt: ½ tsp

Butter: 1 cup

Sugar: 1 ¾

Eggs: 2 (large)

Vanilla bean (1)

Vanilla extract: 2 tsp

Milk: 1 ½ cups


Preheat the oven until it reaches 350 degrees. Line the cupcake tins with good quality wrappers. Create a mixture of salt, baking powder and flour. Beat the sugar and butter for about two minutes or until it becomes fluffy and light. Now, add the eggs one by one and then drop the vanilla extract and seeds. Finally, beat the mixture until it’s properly mixed.

Fill each of the cupcake cups with batter and then keep baking it for 15 minutes.

Remove the cupcakes and then shift them to a rack until they are cool down. In the meantime, you can make the frosting.


Butter: 1 cup

Vanilla bean: 1

Heavy cream: 2 tsp

Confectioners’ sugar: 3 cups


Make the Frosting

Beat the mixture of vanilla extract, vanilla bean seeds until the mixture becomes fluffy. Next, add 50% of the sugar and mix again. Lastly, add the rest of sugar and heavy cream and start beating it to make creamy frosting.

Hope, you can easily follow these recipes and enjoy []Vanilla Beans flavors.

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James Sumo

Sumo as his friends call him, is an renissance man, he loves to learn and loves his food even more. When you find him, he is usually curled up studying the world around him.

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