How To Make Homemade Vanilla Extract
If you learn how to make homemade vanilla extract you will gain one of the simplest kitchen skills. It's such a quick and simple process that you'll wonder why you haven't always done it. You'll also get a premium product for a fraction of the price.
Servings 13 Tablespoons
- 5-8 vanilla beans
- 1 cup vodka
Split the vanilla beans in half lengthways.
Using a sharp knife, gently scrape out the vanilla seeds.
Place the vanilla seeds into a bottle or measuring cup and add the vodka.
Whisk to combine and pour into bottles.
Seal the bottles and mature the vanilla for 8 weeks, shaking 1-2 times per week.