Vanilla Bean Simple Syrup

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min (includes cooling and chilling time)
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 1 cup
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1/2 cup granulated sugar

1/2 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped


  1. Combine the sugar and 1/2 cup water in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook until sugar has melted, about 3 minutes. Add the vanilla bean and seeds. Let cool to room temperature, then remove the vanilla bean. Transfer the syrup to a bowl, cover and chill until cold.
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