Homemade Vanilla Extract

19 January 2015 | By

vanilla-extractVanilla extract isn’t cheap–as most of you probably already know. If you enjoy baking, this one particular ingredient is something you can’t go without… but it will definitely burn a whole in your pocket.

Luckily, it’s actually quite easy to make your own (for a fraction of the price) at home!

Here’s what you’ll need:

-vodka (the cheap kind)
-vanilla beans
-bottles or jars

Fill your container with the vodka, then split your vanilla beans and add them. Shake to mix.

Use three beans per eight ounces of vodka.


Photo by Annie / CC BY-NC-ND 2.0


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