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What exactly is Vanilla Concentrate?

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  • kayEx Mar 12, 2009 07:29 PM
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A friend brought a bottle back from Mexico and I am not sure what to do with it. I have been making my own Vanilla extract, could I just put some in my extract or does it have other uses?

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  1. Vanilla extract comes in different strengths, such as single, double, etc. Each represents a higher concentration of vanilla in the extract.

    There is also a possibly that the Mexican "vanilla concentrate" is not real vanilla and could be dangerous. Be certain of the source before using.

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    1. re: embee

      uht oh I am going to do a ton of research now

      1. re: kayEx

        Yes, I agree with embee - I'd be very cautious about using that product until you are certain it's safe.