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

Salams

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

Jk for time


Answer

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

And Only Allah Ta’ala Knows Best.

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Moulana Qamruz Zaman
London, UK