Homemade Vanilla Extract

Homemade Vanilla Extract Recipe

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Jamallah Bergman

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@pmyodb1

Yeah I know, you didn't think there would be a recipe for this but of course I found it and its super duper easy!

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★★★★★ 2 votes

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Serves:
4 1/2 cups extract

Ingredients

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  • 6
    vanilla beans, divided
  • 1 qt
    vodka
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    water

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

Step-by-Step

  1. Cut each of 3 vanilla beans into 4 pieces; split each piece lengthwise. Place in a 1 1/2 quart bottle and add vodka. Cover tightly and shake vigorously. Let stand in a cool dry place 3 weeks, shaking bottle every 2 days.
  2. Line a funnel with a coffee filter; pour mixture through a funnel into a bowl, discard beans.
  3. Cook sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, 2 to 3 minutes or until sugar dissolves. Remove from heat; cool completely. Add to vodka mixture.
  4. Cut remaining 3 vanilla beans into pieces. Fill small bottles with 1 vanilla bean piece and extract; cover tightly and let stand in a cool dry place 1 month. Strain vanilla, discarding beans. Pour into decorative bottles.

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About Homemade Vanilla Extract

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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