On Line Cookbook

How to make extract(example, vanilla extract).

Recipe Information
Mrs. Wiggs

Serves/Makes:1 liter

  • 1 liter vodka
  • 2 vanilla beans
  • 1 small bottle pure vanilla
  • Put vodka in large bowl or measuring cup.
  • Cut vanilla beans in half length-wise.
  • Scrape inside of vanilla bean and put in vodka.
  • Put bean pods in vodka.
  • Microwave vodka until hot, stirring a few times.
  • Return vodka to original bottle.
  • Add small bottle of pure vanilla to vodka mixture (This speeds up the curing time).
Age this for a couple of weeks. It will keep forever, just shake it up every month or so. A cup of it makes a good gift to friends that bake. It's expensive to make initially but it flavors better than anything and makes enough to last for years.