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How to make vanilla salt

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Old spice with a new twist

You've used vanilla sugar, but have you ever heard of vanilla salt? This rare find can be made in your very own kitchen and it is an ultra-special ingredient to use in both sweet and savory recipes. You can even make extra to give away as a special gourmet gift. Once you try it, you'll want to keep vanilla salt within easy reach as you're cooking.

Old spice with a new twist

Wondering how to use vanilla salt? Experiment! Swap it in for regular salt in savory recipes and when you're baking sweet treats. I especially love vanilla salt sprinkled lightly on top of brownie batter before baking (I'm a fiend for any salt and chocolate combination).

Vanilla Salt

Makes 1 cup



  1. Place salt and vanilla bean in a mason jar, seal, and set aside for a few days. The vanilla scent and flavor will permeate through the salt.

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