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Silver Cloud Estates, LLC
1550 Caton Center Drive
Suite H
Halethorpe, MD 21227
Phone  410-565-6600
Fax 410-565-6601

    

Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Beans - Prime or Grade A

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Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Beans - Prime or Grade A

Silver Cloud offers the finest gourmet quality Bourbon Madagascar vanilla beans in a wide variety of packaging options from 3 beans to a one pound pouch. These are gourmet prime beans, which are also known as Grade A1 or quality 1 vanilla beans. They are moist and flexible, full of seeds with a rich deep black coloration. Our beans are the cream of the crop and representative of some of the finest vanilla beans produced in Madagascar each year.

We also offer Bourbon Madagascar Grade B Vanilla Beans. These beans have a slightly lower moisture content than the gourmet beans and are not as dark in color. The Grade B beans still have an exceptional flavor and aroma and are typically the quality used by manufacturers of vanilla extract. These beans are ideal for making vanilla extract and offer a cost savings(see below).

Our vanilla bean pouches are sold by weight. The bean counts in these pouches can vary depending on the size of the beans. As a general rule, a 1/4 lb. pouch has 23-27 beans a 1/2 lb. pouch has 45-55 beans and a 1 lb. pouch has 90-110 vanilla beans. If you require a specific bean count we recommend you choose one of our specific bean count options (3, 5, 10, 12, 25 and 50 beans).

002-32213 - Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Beans - Gourmet , Grade A1$4.50
002-32225 - Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Beans - Gourmet, Grade A1$6.50
002-322310 - Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Beans - Gourmet, Grade A1$9.50
002-322415 - Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Beans - Gourmet, Grade A1$11.40
002-322525 - Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Beans - Gourmet, Grade A1$19.95
002-327650 - Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Beans - Gourmet, Grade A1$31.95
002-32261/4 lb. - Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Beans - Gourmet, Grade A1$19.95
002-61/2 lb. - Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Beans - Gourmet, Grade A1$31.95
002-71.00 lb. - Bourbon Madagascar Vanilla Beans - Gourmet, Grade A1$62.95
  
Overall Product Rating: 5 out of 5
 
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Vodka, Homemade Vanilla Flavored

Steve Rowlands

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Directions:

Submerge vanilla beans in vodka and store in a cool, dark place for several weeks, shaking occasionally.

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Using Vanilla Beans
When your cake or ice cream recipe calls for one teaspoon of vanilla extract, try substituting one vanilla bean.  You can also use vanilla beans to make delicious vanilla sugar. This is a good use for beans, which have dried and are no longer fresh and pliable.  Cover the beans in 2 cups of granulated or Turbinado sugar for 2-3 weeks.  The vanilla sugar can be used anywhere regular sugar is needed. It is especially nice when used to sweeten espresso, lattes or used in cookie and cake recipes.

How to Prepare Vanilla Beans
Place the vanilla bean on a piece of wax paper or clean cutting surface. Gently slice from the center towards each end. Carefully open the cut bean and scrape the delicate seeds with a knife blade. Opening the seed pod before placing it in a liquid exposes more of the bean’s surface and intensifies the vanilla’s natural flavor.

How to Store Vanilla Beans
To keep your beans fresh, store them in a cool area in the same vacuum sealed pouch in which they were shipped.  If you have opened the pouch and cannot vacuum re-seal them with a food saver, wrap the beans in plastic wrap and store them in an air-tight container.  Never refrigerate your vanilla beans.  There is a mold that can bloom if the vanilla beans are refrigerated.  Vacuum sealed beans stored properly can last for up to three years. 

How to Make Your Own Pure Vanilla Extract
Place 5-6 beans in a liter of vodka or rum (my preference is a good quality gold rum, such as Mount Gay or Bacardi).  You can split the beans as described above. Shake the bottle occasionally and store for 6-8 weeks.  If you split the beans, the extract will have seeds in it, which can be filtered.  Whole beans work as well and there will be no seeds in your extract.  Your homemade extract can be used for baking and is also wonderful served over ice or used with mixers such as cola or tonic.

Silver Cloud Estates

Vanilla beans, vanilla extract, natural flavors, TTB flavors, imitation extracts, essential oils, bakery emulsions, propylene glycol free flavors, vanillin, ethyl vanillin, menthol and chili peppers for baking, beverages (including beer, wine & spirits) and ice cream – Silver Cloud Estates.

News

We are offering very attractive pricing on Gourmet, Grade A and Grade B Madagascar Bourbon Vanilla Beans. The Grade A beans are representative of some of the very best beans grown in Madagascar in the last few years. Plump, moist and full of caviar. The less expensive, but still great quality Grade B beans are ideal for customers looking for beans to make vanilla extract or to use in the manufacture of beer, wine and spirits. We should have vanilla beans from Mexico, Papua New Guinea and Uganda soon. If you are a vanilla connoisseur you will want to visit our site often.

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