Vanilla Hard Sauce

Southern Living
Vanilla Hard SauceRecipe
Photo: Hector Sanchez; Styling: Buffy Hargett


Silver dollar-sized dollops of Vanilla Hard Sauce crown Buttermilk-Glazed Mini Fig Cakes.
Makes about 1 1/2 cups


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1 vanilla bean*
2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 cup butter, softened


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 10 Minutes

1. Split vanilla bean lengthwise, and scrape seeds into a large bowl. Stir in powdered sugar.

2. Beat butter into sugar mixture at medium speed with an electric mixer until blended.

*1 Tbsp. vanilla extract may be substituted. Omit Step 1. Stir extract into mixture after beating butter and sugar together in Step 2.

Created date

October 2013