DIY Vanilla Extract Recipe
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DIY Vanilla Extract Recipe

(Vintage Suzy Homemaker)


Now what:

One: Slice

Slice each bean once long-ways and place in bottle. (If it helps to cut them into smaller pieces so they fit in the bottle more easily.)

Two: Pour

Pour one cup of vodka, rum or alcohol of your choice. Make sure vanilla beans are completely submerged.

Three: Shake

Shake once or twice a week

Four: Wait

Wait about 8 weeks
Voila, your alcohol has turned into delicious vanilla! Store it at room temp and out of direct sunlight.  Love it!



*After I make a batch, I put the vanilla beans in the individual bottles.  When I use up the vanilla, I pour more vodka into the bottle and set aside with a note of the ready date.  The vanilla beans can be reused 2 – 3 times.

*I buy organic vanilla beans.  Don’t be afraid to spend a little money here.  Making your own Vanilla is a huge money saver and a wonderful gift.


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