Vanilla Bean Hard Sauce

Vanilla Bean Hard SauceRecipe
Oxmoor House

Yield:

1 2/3 cups

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Ingredients

1 whole vanilla bean, split lengthwise
2 cups sifted powdered sugar
1 cup butter or margarine, softened

Preparation

Scrape tiny vanilla bean seeds into sugar; stir well. Combine vanilla sugar and butter in a mixing bowl. Beat at medium speed of an electric mixer until blended. Transfer to a serving dish.

Note: One 6" vanilla bean equals about 1 tablespoon extract; if you want to substitute extract.