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Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Bantimna, May 31, 2010.

  1. Bantimna

    Bantimna Songster

    Sep 29, 2009
    South Africa
    Which is best, the Pod or the extract?
    The cake recipe I'm using (got it from Grandma) can use either one.
    My last experince with the extract didn't give a vanilla tatse that the cake needed, I'm considering the pod, but not sure. [​IMG]

    Thanks in Advance!

  2. popcornpuppy

    popcornpuppy Songster

    Jun 19, 2009
    Holland, Massachusetts
    IM0 extract. It is easier to controll how much vanillia flavor you add to a dish. Just be sure to get pure vanilla extract. It is so much better than the cheaper artificial stuff.
  3. flgardengirl

    flgardengirl Songster

    Dec 2, 2009
    Sunny side up :)
    I buy vanilla beans in bulk off ebay and make my own. It works best if you let them sit in the alcohol for about 6 mos. I usually make it in the summer so I will have it for my holiday baking. This year I am sending some of my relatives vanilla beans and a recipe to use it so they can make thier own for the holidays as well.

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