Homemade Vanilla Extract
Homemade vanilla extract is a fun gift to give in decorative bottles with attractive labels, for those special friends who like to cook or bake. —Becky Jo Smith, Kettle Falls, Washington
96 ServingsPrep: 5 min. + standing
- 6 vanilla beans, split lengthwise
- 2 cups vodka
- Place vanilla beans in a tall jar; cover with vodka. Seal jar
- tightly. Let stand in a cool dark place for at least 6 weeks, gently
- shaking jar once a week. Yield: 2 cups.
Nutrition Facts: 1 teaspoon equals 11 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, trace sodium, 0 carbohydrate, 0 fiber, 0 protein.