Homemade Vanilla Extract
Total TimePrep: 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 at least 6 weeks, gently shaking jar once a week.
Nutrition Facts1 teaspoon: 11 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 0 sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.
Aug 10, 2015
I have been making this same recipe for years. It is so good and easy to make.
Jul 14, 2015
So much better than anything you could buy.
Oct 22, 2014
I do this every year for Christmas gifts, but I did find that you have to cut the beans in order to get the full flavor. What a difference in what you buy in the story. Even "Real" vanilla is watered down.
Oct 13, 2014
I leave mine set in a cool dark place for six months :)