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Question: Vanilla extract
Salams

I am aware that we are allowed vanillin and vanilla essence however are we allowed vanilla extract and natural vanilla extract?

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Answered by: Ulamaa ID 04 (London)
Date: 11/09/2012 21:32pm

Bismillah

Al-jawab billahi at-taufeeq (the answer with Allah's guidance)


Vanilla Extract is a Haram ingredient because it contains 35% alcohol. The term 'extract' means when it has an alcohol base.

Please also view this link: http://www.gmwa.org.uk/foodguide2/index.php?page=viewquestion&id=69


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Mufti Qamruzzaman

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