Vanilla Powder, from Mexico

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Nothing beats the natural aroma of unsweetened, real vanilla powder!

We offer you with premium Mexican vanilla beans grounded into a fine powder, which will lend so much flavour to anything you are baking.

It is super essential to have vanilla powder in your kitchen, as it holds its own under high heat recipes and is a great substitute for vanilla extract if your recipes need minimal liquid. Our vanilla powder is also well suited for you to use as a natural sweetener.

Bring game to your baked goods with our vanilla powder and leave your tea party guests curious for that vanilla secret recipe! 

What Does It Taste Like?

Pure vanilla powder made from vanilla beans has a sweet, rich, vanilla flavor and aroma. It has a more intense vanilla flavor than vanilla extract.

How Is It Used?

Vanilla powder can be sprinkled on baked goods, added to coffee, or used to infuse pancakes or waffle mixes. It is recommended to substitute vanilla extract with vanilla powder when baked goods can't handle additional liquid, or using high-heat methods.

And as vanilla powder is unsweetened, it can also be used in savory applications, like in rubs for meat or in barbecue-style sauces to add a floral woodsy flavour.

Made from the crushing of dried premium Mexican vanilla beans, our vanilla powder is a great substitute for vanilla extract when the recipe calls for a more subtle flavour.

Vanilla powder has the consistency of powdered sugar and ranges in color from white to sandy beige. The clean, potent flavor of vanilla powder makes it a great addition to dry mixes.

Vanilla, apart from being a flavouring agent, it has a significant positive affect on your overall health as well. Many health promoting elements such as vitamins, minerals, essential oils and complex sugars are present in vanilla.

Vanilla contains vanillin that acts as an antidepressant and has a powerful aroma that helps reduce stress, anxiety and left the mood effectively. The smell of vanilla also lessens crying in newborns.

It is proven that vanilla is full packed with antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. And due to the fact that it has fewer calories and carbohydrates than sugar, it can be used to reduce your sugar intake.

Vanilla powder could be the best option to flavour your coffee naturally, Just add a teaspoon of dried vanilla powder to your ground coffee before brewing. And just like nutmeg, cinnamon and ginger, vanilla powder for sprinkling to finish off a dish with some extra flavour.

Vanilla powder is great for dry mixes when your recipe is better off without more liquid but still needs that vanilla aroma. It is also used to infuse sugar and salt.

If you want to avoid consuming alcohol, substituting vanilla extract with vanilla powder is the way to go. Also, since extract contains alcohol, when cooking at high heat or for long time duration extract looses its potency due to evaporation.

Popular Dishes:

  • Savory: Albacore Baked with Tomatoes, Beans and Garlic Caper Sauce, Mushrooms Bourguignon, Savory Vegetable Galette.
  • Sweets: Pineapple Upside-Down Cake, Apple Fritters.

Cuisines: 

  • Afghani: Mashawa Soup, Afghan Salty Cookie.
  • Moroccan: Lamb Tajin.
  • Cuban: Cuban Chicken with Sofrito.

    If kept in a cool, dry place and away from direct light, vanilla powder will last for up for two years.