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Is McCormick vanilla extract good?

Asked by Billy French on September 07, 2021

Categories: Food and drink Desserts and baking


Rating: 4.3/5 (43 votes)

Best Pure: McCormick Pure Vanilla ExtractThe lack of added sugar also makes this extract a_great pick for savory recipes that involve vanilla—and because it's pure vanilla, a little goes a long way when you're baking or cooking.

What is the best tasting vanilla extract? Baker's Imitation Vanilla Flavor ($0.98 for 8 fluid ounces) is our top imitation vanilla and overall winner, andSimply Organic Pure Vanilla Extract ($12.99 for 4 fluid ounces) is our winning pure extract.

Is vanilla extract poisonous? Let's review some kitchen poison safety tips. Vanilla extract contains ethanol, thesame type of alcohol found in beer, wine, and hard liquor (and other types of flavoring extracts, perfume, cologne, aftershave, and mouthwash, too). The amount of extract called for in recipes would not be dangerous.

Why is Mexican vanilla clear? Most Mexicans buy imitation vanilla too. If they can make a buck selling you cheap stuff that's not what it says, they're going to. Clear vanilla is pure, synthetic vanillin. It's often called “crystal vanilla.” You can buy it in the US for about the same price.