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Learn how to make delicious homemade vanilla extract using just a few simple ingredients! No more store-bought. See the method here. | StupidEasyPaleo.com

How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract

Learn how to make delicious homemade vanilla extract using just a few simple ingredients! No more store-bought. See how easy it is!

Course Sauce
Cuisine Gluten-Free
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 48
Calories 13 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup vodka or bourbon
  • 6 whole vanilla beans
  • 8 oz glass jar with lid

Instructions

  1. Using a sharp knife, split the vanilla beans down the middle, lengthwise.
  2. Add the beans to the jar.
  3. Fill the jar with 1 cup of vodka and cap tightly.
  4. Let the extract steep for at least 4 weeks for best results. Shake daily.

  5. Hint: If the level of the vodka drops gradually as you use it, add more for a continuous supply of extract.

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Nutrition Facts
How to Make Homemade Vanilla Extract
Amount Per Serving
Calories 13
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.