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Edible Christmas Gifts (2) ~ Vanilla Sugar

Vanilla Sugar

Im going to include this in a chocolate themed hamper for a friend who has a serious addiction to all things sweet - apparently this is very good stirred into hot chocolate!!

What you will need:
1 500ml Sealable Jar (I got mine from Lakeland) - sterilised.
500g Caster Sugar
1 Vanilla Pod, slit down the middle and cut into 3 bits, put in with the sugar and then decant to jar.


  1. This looks absolutely gorgeous!

    Every Christmas I like to add a bit of humour to the presents I buy, and humour + chocolate is a great combination.
    Last year I brought my best friend a whacky gadget from need a present and it brought the biggest smile to her face.

    Thanks for sharing this wonderful recipe.

  2. I need to start thinking about holiday gifts! This one looks so easy and delightful!

  3. Beth this is another great edible christmas gift!! I placed an order today with Lakeland and bought some Le Parfait preserving jars ;o)


  4. Another beautiful gift for friends at Christmas:D

  5. yummy! I'll take a jar please. I love to use this to make a really vanilla cupcake

  6. What a wonderful gift idea! I would love to get that as a gift-thanks for sharing!

  7. Well done, for making your own gifts, so much more personal.

  8. hmm, simple yet gorgeous! :)
    elegant gift indeed.

  9. You can do this with other flavourings as well, I have done it with Lavender sugar - which can be used on top of cakes/scones or shortbread.

  10. Hello, thank you for visitng my blog :)

    Home made vanilla sugar is a gorgeous present, mmm. Love your blog!

  11. What a lovely idea for a present, Beth! I bought Nigella Christmas the other day but haven't had much of a chance to look through it yet. Looking forward to it, though!

  12. This is another great treat for family/friends at Christmas Beth.

    Rosie x

  13. It's always nice to receive home made presents, great idea!

  14. That would certainly be a nice gift. Vanilla sugar is so fragrant and nice.

  15. I always make my own vanilla sugar - great idea for a gift!


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