Vanilla Extract Recipe

Step 1

Combine vodka and vanilla beans in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Cover the jar and let it stand 6 to 8 weeks. (The vodka mixture will turn amber colored after a day or two.)

Step 2

After half the vanilla extract is used, add more vodka to cover the beans. The flavor in the beans is gone when the vodka no longer turns to a dark color. Yield: 2 cups.

FROM: Helen Moore

Things You'll Need

  • 2c Vodka
  • 5 Vanilla beans; cut in 1" pcs

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