Vanilla Recipes

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.

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Best Vanilla Buttercream

Why is this recipe crowned the best vanilla buttercream frosting? With its powerfully decadent vanilla bean flavor and delightfully creamy texture, your family and friends will scrape every last bit of this frosting off their plates. —Margaret Knoebel, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Confetti Cupcake Cones

All three of my kids love these cones. They are requested at almost every birthday party or celebration. —Jami Geittmann,...


Frosted Eggnog Logs

Holiday hostess Robin Olson from Gaithersburg, Maryland looks forward to finding a trayful of these sweet and spicy treats at...


Vanilla Butter Rollouts

Even cooks who normally shy away from cut out cookies can make these with confidence. The dough is so easy...


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Vanilla Frosting

Don't know how to make icing for cake but don't want to settle for store-bought frosting? This four-ingredient easy vanilla...

Vanilla Drizzle

Just three pantry ingredients give a special finish to coffee cakes or sweet muffins.—Mary Faulk, Cambridge, Wisconsin


Vanilla Bean Angel Food Cake

Angel food cake is everyone’s favorite blank slate for making awesome desserts. Serve it with a simple glaze or pile...

Petite Pineapple Coconut Cakes

Defy wintry weather and transport your guests to the tropics with these beautiful, single-serving confections. Cake mix never tasted so...


Vanilla Bean Cake with White Chocolate Ganache

For a distinctive dessert with unforgettable flavor, I recommend this cake. Feel free to substitute your favorite jam and lend...