Sexy Vanilla Recipes
Tired of chocolate? Just want to try something new? These recipes for pie, pudding, coffee cake and more highlight the world's most fragrant bean in surprising new ways.
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the February 2010 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
Though not technically a dessert, nuts can be a lovely way to end a meal, especially with cheese and an espresso or dessert wine. A dusting of cocoa, cayenne and vanilla powder (or vanilla sugar) gives this mix of pecans, cashews, peanuts and almonds a delicate balance of sweetness and spice.
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