DIY | homemade vanilla extract

making your own homemade vanilla extract is actually ridiculously simple. 
ridiculously simple. 

2 ingredients.
a little patience.
boom.  done.

traditionally vodka is the alcohol of choice when making this homemade extract since it's flavourless & neutral, but feel free to experiment with other flavour notes by substituting in bourbon, rum, or brandy.

boom.  there you have it, an easy and delicious way to make your own extract.  perfect for you or to giveaway to the special people in your life.  

Homemade Vanilla Extract

5-7 vanilla beans, split lengthwise
1 cup vodka (or bourbon, rum, brandy)

place beans in glass bottle and cover completely with vodka.
cover bottle and store in a cool, dry place for at least 6 weeks, shaking often.


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