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Homemade Vanilla

Rated as 4.35 out of 5 Stars
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"Easy to make and much cheaper. As you use it, top it off with more vodka."
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Ingredients

20 d 20 h servings 12
Original recipe yields 150 servings (300 milliliters)

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Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 12 calories; 0 0.2 0 0 < 1 Full nutrition

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This is a good, basic recipe. Some tips to help you: 1. You can split new vanilla beans, but I just throw in used beans from other recipes. RINSE THEM FIRST and the end product will be the same....

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The longer the beans steep, the better the vanilla will be. Two beans doesn't get much done, even in several weeks. I now use 5 beans (6" bourbon beans) for 2 cups of vodka, and let it steep f...

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This is a good, basic recipe. Some tips to help you: 1. You can split new vanilla beans, but I just throw in used beans from other recipes. RINSE THEM FIRST and the end product will be the same....

Based on some other reviewers' comments, I split 4 vanilla beans, cut them in 1/2" pieces, and using a well-cleaned out wine bottle for its dark colored glass, placed them in only a half-pint of...

I made this for myself and for friends as a Christmas gifts. It is the best. I used quite a few more beans (5 to 7) in 500 ml of vodka (the size of my bottles). Just keep refreshing the vodka...

Making your own vanilla is a great idea! A few tips; my mom has been making vanilla for over 20 years..it always turns out great. Her advice is to split the beans before putting them in the liq...

I am so very greatful that you've solved the vanilla mystery, Ginger. (With that name, you were obviously born to be a foodie!!!) I will never buy vanilla again, and think of the joy in giving ...

I don't think two vanilla beans is enough. I have made this too, however I use six vanilla beans.

I was inspired to make this based on LadyJayPee's beautiful pictures. I agree that the amt. of vanilla bean be increased. I only had dark rum, and used 6 beans; 3 each of Tahitian and Mexican ...

I love to make things from scratch but I think I like the store bought better. Mine still tastes too much like alcohol and not enough like a good full strength vanilla extract (I have one from M...

Should you split the vanilla beans before putting them in the vodka?