7 delicious dishes with vanilla that can you can make under 30 minutes

Vanilla is certainly the most wonderful ingredient of all times. It is versatile and adds that perfect twist to just anything sweet that you may cook in the kitchen. Moreover, it is a go-to for the occasional savoury stuff too. Whether you want to treat yourself or have a couple of guests stopping by, these quick recipes will establish your image as a master chef.

  1. Vanilla bean fizz
  2. Chilean monkey tail punch
  3. Vanilla and cinnamon-kissed apple latkes
  4. Berries with vanilla custard
  5. Vanilla frosting
  6. Homemade vanilla ice cream
  7. Creamy butterscotch pudding

1. Vanilla bean fizz 

Servings – 8

Time – 10 minutes of preparation plus cooling


  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 4 vanilla beans, split
  • 4 cups champagne, chilled


  • Boil water and sugar in a small saucepan and add vanilla beans. Reduce the heat and let it simmer uncovered for ten minutes. After turning off the heat, remove the beans.
  • In a champagne flute, pour a quarter cup of vanilla syrup and half a cup of champagne. Adjust accordingly for every serving.

2. Chilean monkey tail punch

Servings – 16

Time – 25 minutes plus chilling


  • 4 cups 2% milk
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 3 cinnamon sticks (3 inches)
  • 3 whole cloves
  • 2 cups strong brewed coffee
  • 1-1/2 cups pisco, aguardiente, grappa or brandy
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla extract


  • Boil milk, sugar, cloves and cinnamon in a large saucepan. Reduce the heat and simmer uncovered for five minutes. Later, turn off the heat and let the mixture come to a room temperature.
  • Strain it into a large pitcher and stir in vanilla, pisco, and coffee. Refrigerate until chilled.

3. Vanilla and cinnamon-kissed apple latkes

Servings – 3 dozen

Time – 25 minutes


  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons ground cinnamon
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups orange juice
  • 1 cup 2% milk
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 4 tablespoonsvanilla extract
  • 2-3/4 pounds apples (about 6 large apples), peeled and shredded
  • 3/4 cup canola oil


  • Combine confectioners' sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl.
  • Blend flour, sugar, baking powder, salt, orange juice, vanilla, milk and eggs in a large bowl. Finally, add the apples.
  • In a large cast iron, heat two tablespoons of oil over medium heat. Drop a quarter cup of batter in the oil and press lightly to flatten. Fry the latkes till they turn golden brown. Remember to drain on paper towels and sprinkle with cinnamon-sugar before serving.

4. Berries with vanilla custard

Servings – 4

Time – 20 minutes plus chilling


  • 1 cup half-and-half cream
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 4 teaspoonsvanilla extract
  • 2 cups fresh berries


  • Cook and stir mix cream, egg yolks and sugar over low heat in a small heavy saucepan. The mixture should be cooked enough to coat a metal spoon but should not be boiled. 
  • Transfer this mixture to a bowl and stir in vanilla. Refrigerate and serve chilled over fresh berries.

5. Vanilla frosting

Servings – 6 cups

Time – 5 minutes


  • 12 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup whole milk
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract


Beat sugar, butter, milk and vanilla at a medium speed till the mixture turns smooth and fluffy.

Yes, it is as easy as that! Just cover your cakes or cupcakes with it and serve chilled!

6. Homemade vanilla ice cream

Servings – 1-1/4 quarts

Time – 25 minutes plus freezing


  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract


  • Combine all the ingredients and stir well till the sugar is completely dissolved.
  • Fill the cylinder of the ice cream maker till it is two-thirds full and freeze.
  • Serve!

7. Creamy butterscotch pudding

Servings – 2

Time – 20 minutes plus chilling


  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon corn-starch
  • Dash salt
  • 1 cup fat-free milk
  • 1 large egg yolk, lightly beaten
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 tablespoonvanilla extract


  • Combine brown sugar, corn-starch, salt, milk and egg yolk in a small saucepan and stir until smooth. Cook and stir till the mixture is thickened.
  • Stir in butter and vanilla after removing the mixture from the heat. Stir the mixture several times till it cools to a room temperature. Pour into two separate dessert dishes and refrigerate for an hour.

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