“1 quart whole milk 12 ounces sugar, approximately 1 1/2 cups 1 vanilla bean, split and seeds scraped 1/2 teaspoon baking soda”
READY IN:
2hrs 20mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the milk, sugar, vanilla bean and seeds in a large, 4-quart saucepan and place over medium heat B
  2. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, until the sugar has dissolved. Once the sugar has dissolved, add the baking soda and stir to combine. Reduce the heat to low and cook uncovered at a simmer. Stir occasionally. Continue to cook for 1 hour. Remove the vanilla bean after 1 hour and continue to cook until the mixture is a dark caramel color and has reduced to about 1 cup, approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Strain the mixture through a strainer.

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