1 stick (4-oz) unsalted butter
1/2 vanilla bean
1 tsp Splenda granulated
1 tsp ground cinnamon
Allow butter to soften at room temperature for half an hour.
Slice vanilla bean lengthwise and scrape the inside to get the meat.
Combine the softened butter with the meat from the vanilla bean, Splenda, and cinnamon; mix together well.
Shape butter into a stick or ball and wrap tightly in plastic wrap. Store in refrigerator.
Yield: 8 tbsp
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