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Very simple naturally flavored sugars are so fragrant and can be used in baking recipes, sprinkled on pancakes, oatmeal, French Toast or plain buttered toast, and can be given as gifts.
This technique is used with the: Grapefruit and Vanilla Curd Recipe
HOW TO TIPS: Make Vanilla Bean Scented Grapefruit Zest Sugar
2/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons grapefruit zest (peel)
Seeds scraped from 1/2 vanilla bean
Always zest a grapefruit, or remove its peel before squeezing it for its juice! Always strain the juice to remove any seeds before using.
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Extract the vanilla seeds: More How To
Make the Grapefruit Sugar:
1. In a food processor fitted with a steel blade, pulse together the sugar, grapefruit zest, and vanilla seeds, until the sugar is yellow and very fragrant. This will make Grapefruit Sugar.
NOTE: This process will scratch the bowl of your food processor. Alternatively, use a small bowl with a fork to blend the ingredients together.
Store the flavored grapefruit sugar in an airtight container in a cool pantry.