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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    Tofu Chicken Nuggets

    These tofu chicken nuggets can be made ahead to use throughout the week. To mimic the taste (and texture!) of chicken, we also use a plant-based product called seitan. —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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    Best Ever Vanilla Ice Cream

    This ice cream is technically a custard since it contains eggs. After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that...


    Vanilla Cake with Vanilla Buttercream Frosting

    Indulge in this layer cake topped with rich buttercream—a vanilla lover's dream. I use pure vanilla extract for the best...


    Giant Cinnamon Rolls

    As a young newlywed, I thought I'd take it upon myself to make cinnamon rolls because I thought that was...


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    35 Recipes That Use Vanilla Extract

    Who doesn't love vanilla? Put that bottle of vanilla extract to work with these homey vanilla recipes.

    Vegan Vanilla Cupcakes

    We love using this simple vegan vanilla cupcake recipe as a base to layer on extra flavor. Stir in grated...


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    Best Vanilla Cake

    There's a reason this vanilla cake recipe is the best. Adding creamy vanilla bean paste into the moist, rich cake...

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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...