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Brandy Vanilla for Baking

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This is a delicate and highly aromatic vanilla for baking or even spiking your weekend coffee! This makes an excellent gift."
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14 d 5 m servings 47
Original recipe yields 16 servings (1 cup)


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  1. Scrape the seeds from the vanilla bean with a sharp knife. Place the seeds and bean in a clean glass jar with a tight fitting lid. Pour the brandy over the vanilla bean, close the lid, and let sit for 2 weeks.
  2. After 2 weeks, remove the bean.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 47 calories; 0 0.9 0 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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We have been making our own vanilla for years. This recipe is a variation-we use 2 vanilla beans split and a bottle of brandy (we use a lot of vanilla!) When the bottle is finished we take out t...

I have been making my own vanilla for about 3 years now but this is the first time I make it with something other than Vodka. I do not remove the vanilla beans, I just keep adding to the bottle....

I have been making this for about 5 years. I use 2 beans and a bottle of brandy. I prepare about 99% of our meals from scratch, am a pretty good cook. This combo has my vote.