Homemade Vanilla Extract


Homemade vanilla extract! What could be better and cheaper! I use Madagascar vanilla beans.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Additional Time:
21 days
Total Time:
21 days 5 mins
1 teaspoon servings


  • 10 vanilla beans, split lengthwise

  • 1 liter vodka


  1. Place the vanilla beans in the bottle of vodka and seal. Store in a cool, dark area such as a kitchen cabinet for 3 weeks, shaking the bottle every week. Three weeks is the minimum, store it 6 months for the best flavor. After using, replace with more vodka. The same beans will continue to flavor the vanilla for up to a year.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

14 Calories
1g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 200
Calories 14
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 1g 0%
Total Sugars 1g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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