Monday, November 26, 2007

Watkins Original Double-Strength Vanilla (01008) - Sale Through November

Holiday baking just got better with Watkins Original Double-Strength Vanilla. Trusted by generations of families as the only vanilla to use in baked goods. Perfect for recipes that require baking or freezing.

Use only the finest vanilla for your holiday baking traditions, why would you want anything less?

$9.99 US/$11.99 CAD
Regularly $12.99 USD/$15.99 CAD
SAVE $3.00 USD/$4.00 CAD through the month of November!

Use in:
Baked Goods
Ice Creams
Salad Dressings
Whipped Cream Topping
Fruit Dips
Hot Beverages

Did You Know?

  • The U.S. is the largest consumer of vanilla.
  • Vanilla is used in rubber tires and household paints to conceal strong smells.
  • The dairy industry uses the largest amount of vanilla to flavor ice cream and other products.
  • 97% of vanilla used as flavorings and fragrance is synthetic.
  • Vanilla is commonly used in medicines to make them palatable.
  • The vanilla scent may help you lose unwanted pounds.
  • Vanilla is the most popular flavor in the world.
  • Watkins is recognized as the name in vanilla.

Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie

The holidays are the perfect time to put Watkins Vanilla to the test. Pies, cookies, just about any dish tastes better when you use the best. Our recipe for traditional pumpkin pie is sure to make this year's holiday celebrations yummy!

1 cup/250 mL sugar
1 tbsp/15 mL all-purpose flour
1/2 tsp/2.5 mL salt
1 tbsp/15 mL Watkins Pumpkin Pie Spice
3 large eggs
1-1/2 cups/375 mL mashed, cooked pumpkin (or use canned)
1 cup/250 mL evaporated milk
1 unbaked 9-inch/23-cm pastry pie shell (recipe on Web site)

Baking Directions
Combine sugar, flour, and salt; beat in eggs. Stir in pumpkin and milk. Pour into pie shell. Bake at 400ºF/205ºC for 50 minutes or until a knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Vanilla Cream Topping
1 cup/240 mL heavy whipping cream
2 to 4 tbsp/30 to 60 mL powdered sugar (depending on sweetness desired)
1 tsp/5 mL Original Double Strength Vanilla Extract

Topping Directions
Chill the small bowl and beaters of an electric mixer (if in a hurry, place in freezer). Beat the cream in chilled bowl until it begins to thicken. Add the powdered sugar and vanilla and beat until stiff. Do not overbeat. Makes 10 servings.

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