Simple Vanilla Extract
Here's a quick how to on Vanilla Extract! Perfect for use in your home or a great homemade gift!
Here's What You'll Need:
- 1 - 2oz Dark Colored Jar
- 2 - Vanilla Beans
- 3 1/2 TBSP 100% Proof Vodka
- Cutting Board
- Funnel (optional)
- Cut the ends off of both vanilla bean pods.
- Cut each vanilla bean pod in half, lengthwise.
- Using the back edge of your knife, slowly scrap the seeds out of the pods.
- Place the seeds into your 2oz dark colored jar.
- (optional) Cut both vanilla pods in half, and place the 4 pod sections into the jar for extra flavor.
- Using the funnel fill the jar with roughly 3 1/2 TBSP of 100% proof Vodka. Screw jar lid back on tightly.
- Place in dark location so the jar is not in direct contact with the light.
- Let sit for 4-6 weeks - lightly shaking the jar daily for best flavor results.
- After waiting at least 4 weeks - enjoy!