Vanilla Extract: 6 Best Substitutes Of This Baking Ingredient


Vanilla extract is a staple in baking, but what if you run out? Don't worry, here are 6 substitutes that will save your recipe and taste buds!


Slide 1: Vanilla bean paste is a thick and concentrated form of vanilla extract. Use half the amount called for in the recipe for a strong vanilla flavor.


Slide 2: Almond extract has a similar flavor profile to vanilla and can be used in equal amounts. It adds a nutty and sweet taste to your baked goods.


Slide 3: Maple syrup not only adds sweetness but also a hint of caramel flavor. Use 1/2 teaspoon for every teaspoon of vanilla extract.


Slide 4: For a unique twist, try using coconut extract. It adds a tropical flavor to your baked goods and can be used in equal amounts as vanilla extract.


Slide 5: If you have rum or brandy on hand, use 1 tablespoon for every teaspoon of vanilla extract. It adds a rich and boozy flavor to your desserts.


Slide 6: Vanilla sugar is a simple substitute. Just mix 1 tablespoon of sugar with 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract and use in place of 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract.


Slide 7: Don't have any of these substitutes? No problem! Use 1 teaspoon of honey for every teaspoon of vanilla extract. It adds a subtle sweetness and flavor.


Slide 8: Keep in mind that these substitutes may alter the taste of your recipe slightly, so adjust accordingly. But don't be afraid to experiment and find your favorite!


Slide 9: Now you know 6 substitutes for vanilla extract. So next time you run out, don't panic. Just reach for one of these alternatives and your baked goods will still be delicious!