Coconut Bread With Vanilla Essence

Q: Assalamualikum

Mufti Sb coconut bread that has in vanilla essence, pleae note vanilla essence has in some percentage of alcohol can consume by muslims.
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A: Assalamu Alaikum,

There are many brands of vanilla essence which contain a small amount of alcohol, but there are some brands which are free from alcohol. The small amount of alcohol in this essence will be evaporated by the baking process, therefore this product will be considered as halaal.

Imam Sheraz Ali