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Vanilla Extract

Super simple and economical.
  Vanilla beans 3
  Vodka/Rum 1 Cup (16 tbs) (vodka of your choice)

1. Sterilize a clear glass bottle with a lid, in pot of boiling water.

2. Using sharp knife, split vanilla beans lengthwise leaving about 1 inch from top.
3. Carefully pour the vodka in sterilized bottle and put in the vanilla beans.
4. Put the lid on and shake well.
5. Place the bottle in cool and dry place for 8 weeks, preferably in a cupboard and shake well whenever possible.

6. Use as desired.

Use clear bottle so you can keep a check on the progress of vanilla extract.

Things You Will Need
Clear glass bottle with lid

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Stop buying vanilla extract. You can now make a pure extract at home, and that too under 5 minutes. Watch this video and learn what all you need and how to make it!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 594 Calories from Fat 10

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.99 g1.5%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2.4 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 8 g2.6%

Dietary Fiber 6 g23.8%

Sugars 2 g

Protein 0 g

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 7.9% Iron 0.13%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Vanilla Extract Recipe Video