Whether your pantry is stocked with extract, beans or paste, these recipes with vanilla let this classic flavor shine. Use it in baked goods and savory foods, too.
Giant Cinnamon Rolls
As a young newlywed, I thought I'd take it upon myself to make cinnamon rolls because I thought that was the hallmark of a good baker. The rolls were dense like hockey pucks and somewhat flavorless. Our dear black lab Annie wouldn't even eat one. I practiced for a couple of months and entered a contest at the Iowa State Fair, and I won! —Cristen Clark, FoodandSwine.com
Festive King’s Cake
In New Orleans, after the cake is baked a tiny toy baby is often inserted into it. Whoever gets the...
Double-Duty Applesauce Mini Muffins
Children reach with both hands for these buttery tender mini muffins. Cinnamon-spiced and made with applesauce, they’re easy to bake...
Chocolate Chip Challah
I'm fond of baking and since Challah is not available where I live, I've created my own version to serve...